LOS ANGELES Steel
Dynamics Inc. (SDI) has picked a 20-year company veteran to
head its New Millennium Building Systems subsidiary and has
also named a former Evraz Inc. North America executive as vice
president of its structural and rail division.
Chris Graham, who joined New
Millennium Building Systems in 2007 and most recently served as
general manager, has been promoted to president of the division
and vice president of the company. He will be responsible for
the units six plants in the United States and Mexico.
Gary Heasley, former executive
vice president of SDI and president of New Millennium Building
Systems, has left "to pursue other opportunities," according to
a company statement.
Prior to joining New Millennium
Building Systems, Graham served in management roles at
SDIs flat-rolled and structural and rail divisions.
Meanwhile, Robert A. Simon, who
most recently served as executive vice president of
Chicago-based Evraz Inc. NAs tubular products group, has
been appointed vice president and general manager of SDIs
structural and rail division, located in Columbia City,
Simon spent 25 years with Evraz
NA and Portland, Ore.-based Oregon Steel Mills Inc., which was
later bought by Evraz. He served as vice president and general
manager of the companys Rocky Mountain Steel Mills unit
in Pueblo, Colo., for 10 years, where he was responsible for
rail, rod and bar, and seamless tubing mills.
Simon succeeds John Nolan, who
took the newly created post of vice president of product
development at SDI earlier this year (
amm.com, March 5).
Graham will report directly to Mark Millett, Fort Wayne,
Ind.-based SDIs president and chief executive officer,
while Simon will report to Dick Teets, executive vice president
for steelmaking Dick Teets.