CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Olympic Steel Inc. (Nasdaq:ZEUS), a leading national metals service center, announced the appointment of Daniel E. Harnois to General Manager, Berlin Metals, effective November 1, 2019.
In this position, Harnois will be responsible for driving profitable growth for Berlin Metals, and he will report directly to Andrew Wolfort, Regional Vice President and General Manager. Berlin Metals is an Olympic Steel company that specializes in Tin Mill Products, Stainless Steel Strip, Cold Rolled Steel and Galvanized Steel.
“Dan’s extensive sales experience across the metals industry made him a natural fit for this role with Olympic Steel,” said Andy Markowitz, President – Specialty Metals. “We are fortunate to add a leader of his caliber to our already very talented team. We look forward to utilizing his abilities to help manage and grow our Berlin Metals specialty metals business.”
Before joining Olympic Steel, Harnois held several management positions with other sales teams across the metals industry. He most recently served as the Director of Sales at Outokumpu, a global provider of stainless steel. In that position, his team was responsible for all flat-rolled sales for the eastern and western United States in addition to parts of Canada. Prior to his position at Outokumpu, Harnois served as regional sales manager for Aleris International, where he oversaw the sales of all mill products in the Midwest region.
Harnois attended Purdue University and Suffolk University, where he majored in Public Administration.
About Olympic Steel
Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is a leading U.S. metals service center focused on the direct sale of processed carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel, aluminum, tin plate, and metal-intensive branded products. The Company’s CTI subsidiary is a leading distributor of steel tubing, bar, pipe, valves and fittings, and fabricates pressure parts for the electric utility industry. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Olympic Steel operates from 32 facilities in North America.