March 20, 2013
People on the Move
Frank A. Riddick has been appointed chairman of Houston-based Shale-Inland Holdings, replacing Craig Bouchard. Riddick has more than 30 years of experience in various industrial positions, most recently as CEO of JMC Steel Group. "The management team is looking forward to continuing its partnership with the board under the stewardship of Mr. Riddick," says CEO Richard E. Lundgren Jr. "We thank Mr. Bouchard for his service to Shale-Inland and wish him well as he pursues other interests."
Lindsey Patterson has been promoted to regional administrative manager for the Southern Region by O'Neal Steel Inc. She will oversee and ensure the efficient flow of administrative and clerical responsibilities for the region, which includes Birmingham and Mobile, Ala.; Knoxville and Nashville, Tenn.; Jacksonville and Tampa, Fla.; Jackson, Miss.; and Greensboro, N.C. Also, Ryan Burdine has been promoted to regional operations manager for the region.
Harry Kiafoulis has been appointed director of sales for the East Region by Central Steel & Wire Co., Chicago. He will be responsible for sales in lower Michigan and northern Ohio. He replaces Larry Turner, who is retiring from the company after 41 years of service.
John G. Reid has been promoted to vice president and chief operating officer of Russel Metals, Mississauga, Ontario. He had been serving as president of the company’s JMS Russel Metals operation since its acquisition in 2007.