April 1, 2015
Reliance's Hannah to Retire; Mollins Named CEO
David Hannah will retire as chief executive officer of Los Angeles-based Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., effective May 20. Gregg Mollins, current president and chief operating officer, will take over as CEO. Hannah will remain executive chairman of the board until July 2016.
Hannah has served as CEO of North America’s largest service center company since 1999 and chairman since 2007. He was named the Metal Center News Service Center Executive of the Year in 1998.
Mollins has more than 37 years of experience in the metals industry, including 29 with Reliance. He was appointed vice president in 1992 and became the president in 2002.
In addition to Mollins' promotion, Karla Lewis will be promoted to senior executive vice president and chief financial officer. William Sales and James Hoffman will be promoted to executive vice president positions. Michael Shanley, currently president of Reliance subsidiary Liebovich Brothers, will become senior vice president, operations, assuming some of Mollins’ operations management duties.