PITTSBURGH TMS International Corp. is promoting
Raymond Kalouche to president and chief executive officer.
Kalouche will take the reins Jan. 1, succeeding Joseph
Curtin, who has been acting president and chief executive
officer of TMS, the parent company of Tube City IMS Corp.,
since 2009. Kalouche currently serves as chief operating
officer of TMS as well as president and chief operating officer
of the companys mill services group.
Curtin, who has been chairman since 2011, will remain in a
full-time position as executive chairman, leading the
companys board and executive management team.
"Ray has been instrumental in building strong partnerships
with steel-producing customers around the globe, exporting
TMS services as well as our culture of safety, efficiency
and reliability," Curtin said. "He is a talented leader with a
broad wealth of experience and knowledge that will be an asset
as the company further expands domestically and
Kalouche joined the Glassport, Pa.-based mill services
provider and scrap metal processor in 1989 and has held
management positions in technical services, surface
conditioning, and marketing and operations. Since 2007, he has
spearheaded the growth of the companys mill services
segment into Europe, Latin America, South Africa and the Middle