People in the Metals Industry
Hynes Industries, a North American supplier and processor of steel and nonferrous metals, recently announced four new leadership position changes. Patrick A. Montana has been named vice president-operations; Michael G. Giambattista has been named vice president-marketing and sales; Richard S. Evans has been named vice president-materials; James R. Blair, Jr. has been named vice president-finance and corporate treasurer.
Chris Alcott has been hired as the new Georgia, North and South Carolina sales representative for Direct Metals Co. Alcott will be responsible for sales, marketing and increasing the customer base in the southeast areas of the United States.
Alyssa Stibolt has been promoted to West Region marketing manager for Sapa Extrusions. Stibolt will be responsible for developing and growing all marketing activities for the Portland, Ore., and City of Industry, Calif., facilities.
Obituary: Orlando “Woody” Woodward
Orlando "Woody" Woodward, who spent more than 40 years in the metals industry, died April 12 at his home in Vienna, W.Va. A veteran of the Korean War, Woodward began his career with Keene Expanded Metal Corp. (then known as Penn Metal) in the 1950s, serving as regional sales manager for 35 years. Upon Keene’s closing in 1986, he went to work for Alabama Metal until his retirement as regional manager in 1995. Throughout his business career, Woodward was known for his product and market expertise and professionalism along with the high degree of integrity he extended to everyone he came in contact with. He was an active member of the Metals Service Center Institute and Expanded Metal Manufacturers Association.