Written by: Sandy Williams
Steel Dynamics announced that John Nolan, Vice President and General Manager of the Company’s Structural and Rail Division, has been appointed to the newly created corporate level position of President-Product Development. Nolan will be responsible for identification, development and innovation of new products for the automotive, construction and rail markets.
Nolan, a metallurgist by training, previously served as the Company’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing for all steel products, and prior to that, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Company’s flat rolled facility at Butler, Indiana.
Commenting on the appointment, Mark Millett, President and Chief Executive Officer of Steel Dynamics, noted, “John has been a key contributor to the success of Steel Dynamics and looks forward to the new challenge. His experience and talent make him ideally suited for this new role, and I am sure he will help bring new ideas and perspectives in our efforts to broaden our product offerings and create further value for our customers.” (Source: SDI Press Release)
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