Gibbs Wire & Steel Company Announces Senior Management Additions and Sales Region Realignment

Press Release:
  May 22, 2013 — Bill Torres, CEO & President of Gibbs, is pleased to announce the addition of Don Hennon as Vice President responsible for the Southwest Region, Mexico and Latin America. Don will be headquartered in the St. Louis area.

Don previously held positions with Allegheny Ludlum as Marketing Director of Precision Rolled Strip Products and Eastern Regional Sales Manager. He also worked with Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals as Director of Corporate Sales and Marketing, Director Marketing and GM Latin American Operations- Ulbrinox, and Global Director Sales and Marketing- Ulbrich Solar Technologies.

Torres said, “We are very excited to have Don join us in this key role. We had the great pleasure of working with Don when he was with Allegheny Ludlum. He has a proven track record of success and has extensive knowledge of metals and our strip products. He is a great addition to our senior management team. ”

This addition has allowed Gibbs the ability to realign sales management into three regions, Eastern, Southwestern and Midwestern.

Don Gibbs, Vice President of Sales and Regional Sales Manager, will be responsible for sales management in the Eastern and Southeastern territories that include Gibbs’ operations in Connecticut and North Carolina. In addition, he will remain very active with large corporate accounts.

Torres said, “Don Gibbs has been an outstanding contributor to Gibbs for 40 years. He volunteered to return to the Charlotte area to help grow sales. In a short period of time, we have already seen significant growth in this region thanks to this great team player.”

Tom Nichols has been promoted to Vice President of Sales and Regional Sales Manager of Midwest and Canada. Mr. Nichols will be responsible for Sales Management in the territories served by operations in Indiana and Canada.

Torres said, “Tom Nichols has been a wonderful addition to the company. This rapid promotion is an indication of our confidence in his ability to lead our sales group in providing world class service and support to our growing customer base.”

About Gibbs:
Gibbs Wire & Steel is an ISO 9001:2008 certified distributor and custom processor of steel wire and strip. It incorporates a network of metal service centers, strategically located throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. These locations include Southington, CT; Charlotte, NC; South Bend, IN; Grand Prairie, TX; Chino, CA; Brampton, Ontario; and Queretaro, Mexico.
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 Contact:Caralee Batt 
 E-mail:dongibbs -at- gibbswire -dot- com 
 Company:Gibbs Metals. View Company Profile 
 Address:workMetals Drive 
 Location:workSouthington, CT 06489-0520  United States 
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