Service Centers

Samuel Promotes Osborne to Key Post

Written by Tim Triplett

Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, has promoted Colin Osborne to the position of president and chief operating officer. He will assume leadership responsibility for Samuel’s operations, manufacturing, purchasing and commercial activities, along with oversight of the company’s corporate functions.

Samuel is a leading metals distributor and industrial products manufacturer based near Toronto. It is the fourth largest service center operator in North America with annual revenues near $2.8 billion, as ranked by Metal Center News magazine.

“Colin is a proven leader with a track record of building customer relationships, achieving solid business performance and developing strong teams,” stated Bill Chisholm, Samuel’s chief executive officer. “Colin’s achievements, depth of experience across our business and leadership capabilities, make him ideally suited for this new position.”

Osborne previously served as president of Samuel Service Centers and president of Samuel Manufacturing Group. Prior to joining Samuel in 2015, he was president and CEO of Vicwest, and previously held senior leadership positions at Stelco.

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