CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Olympic Steel Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS), a leading national metals service center, today announced the promotion of David J. Gea to President – Carbon Flat Rolled.
Mr. Gea will provide strategic leadership for the safe, profitable and sustainable growth of Olympic Steel‘s flat-rolled carbon business segment, which accounts for approximately 50% of the company’s revenue mix. He will report directly to Andrew S. Greiff, President and Chief Operating Officer.
“Dave has had a significant impact on our business throughout his career,” Greiff said. “His role in growing key business accounts and the positive strategic effect and cultural influence he has demonstrated have all distinguished him as an effective leader and dynamic change agent.”
Mr. Gea joined Olympic Steel in 2002 and progressed in roles of increasing business responsibility and leadership, including as Regional Vice President for the company’s carbon flat-roll business in the Southeastern United States. United.
“Dave’s experience, outstanding performance and ability to develop both team members and relationships within our industry will be assets in his new role,” added Greiff. “The fresh perspective and thoughtful, structured approach he has brought to leading many of our facilities has been transformative. We are delighted to support his vision as he continues to execute on our mission to drive profitable growth.
Mr. Gea is a graduate of The Ohio State University where he majored in communications and media. He completed the Strategic Metals Management Program (SMMP) offered by the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) and Washington University in St. Louis. Mr. Gea previously served as a member of the board of directors for the Northeast Ohio chapter of MSCI.
About Olympic Steel
Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is one of the premier metal service centers in the United States, focused on the direct sale of treated carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheets, steel coils and sheets, aluminium, tinplate and metal-intensive brand name products. The Company’s subsidiary CTI is a leading distributor of steel tubes, bars, pipes, valves and fittings, and a manufacturer of value-added parts and components. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Olympic Steel operates from 41 facilities in North America.
For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.olysteel.com.