SEWICKLEY, PA – OCTOBER 6, 2015 – Esmark, Inc., a diversified holding company and parent company of Esmark Steel Group, today announced that Michael J. Bush, a Principal of Esmark Steel Group, has been named Vice President of Commercial Sales for Esmark, Inc., effective immediately. Bush will report to Esmark, Inc. and Esmark Steel Group Chairman and CEO, James P. Bouchard.
In his new role Bush will continue to serve select OEM accounts across the Midwest while leading Esmark, Inc.’s corporate efforts to expand its national accounts footprint across sectors including automotive, building/construction, appliances, metals fabrication and the storage/shelving industries. He will also work in collaboration with the company’s Esmark Industrial Group subsidiary in building its national account base.
According to Esmark, Inc. and Esmark Steel Group Chairman and CEO James P. Bouchard, Bush brings more than 30 years of diversified experience across the steel services industry to his expanded role in national commercial sales. “Mike has played an integral role in the formation and growth of Esmark Steel Group since we acquired his and his partner’s firm, North American Steel, in 2005. His experience in building our OEM business across the Midwest will be invaluable as we expand our national commercial footprint and pursue synergies across our portfolio of operating companies,” said Bouchard.
Esmark Industrial Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Esmark, Inc., was formed in 2009 to identify and acquire companies engaged in the manufacturing of precision machining and fabrication equipment. These companies manufacture and supply parts, sub-assemblies and materials handling equipment to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) for products used in the transportation, steel, materials handling, heavy construction and power generation industries. (Source: Esmark Inc. press release)
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