Joel Johnson has joined OMK Tube Inc., a newly created division
of Moscow-based pipe producer United Metallurgical Co. (OMK),
as president and chief executive officer, according to social
networking site LinkedIn.
Johnson was previously senior vice president of sales and
marketing for the Americas at Welspun Global Trade LLCs,
a division of Mumbai, India-based Welspun Corp. Ltd.
Neither OMK or Welspun returned official requests for comment,
though a source at Welspun confirmed Johnsons departure
and a source at OMK confirmed his hire.
OMK is in the process of ramping up its $100-million,
200,000-ton-per-year oil country tubular goods (OCTG) mill near
amm.com, Feb. 26