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 internationally."
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 East.