Roger Phillips, former president of Ipsco, dies

Jan 30, 2013 | 04:06 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  Roger Phillips, Ipsco, Alcan, Tom Danjczek, SMA, Steel Manufacturers Association, AISI, obituary

NEW YORK — Roger Phillips, former president and chief executive officer of Ipsco Inc., has died.

The cause of death was not immediately known, and family members of Phillips could not be reached.

Phillips led the company for 20 years, transforming it from a Regina, Saskatchewan-based regional pipe and tube company into a binational presence and overseeing a nearly fivefold increase in its production capacity. Under his leadership, Ipsco replaced its ingot-making facility with a modern continuous slab caster, beginning a transformation that expanded operations to Mobile, Ala., as well as Montpelier, Iowa. He retired from the....

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