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APRIL 1, 2015

Union Electric Steel Corporation Announces Appointment of Vice President Sales and Marketing


Union Electric Steel Corporation has promoted John R. De Winne to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing of global operations. De Winne, a 15-year Union Electric Steel veteran, recently served as Director of Sales Europe, Middle East, India and Africa out of the Lummen, Belgium sales office.

“We are extremely excited to have John lead the Union Electric Steel Sales Team,” Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert G. Carothers said in a statement. “He brings with him a depth and breadth of knowledge of the global steel industry and a professional approach to the sales and marketing function, which will help Union Electric Steel better service our worldwide customer base.”

Carnegie, PA-based Union Electric Steel is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation. The Company produces forged hardened steel, cast iron and cast steel rolls. It operates four manufacturing facilities in the United States, in addition to a facility in Gateshead, England.