In congratulating Ms. Smith, Joe Alvarado, further stated, "I am pleased to transition the role of President of the Company to Barbara. She has brought about many positive changes since joining CMC. She is a true leader, and this larger role shows that Barbara has earned the full confidence of the Board and management."
Ms. Smith is a seasoned global business leader with significant experience across a range of manufacturing companies in metals and metals related industries. She joined the Company in May 2011 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and has served as such until her promotion to Chief Operating Officer in January 2016. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Smith served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation, a mini-mill steel producer. Her experience also includes more than 20 years with Alcoa in various leadership roles across a variety of Alcoa's businesses.
About Commercial Metals Company
Commercial Metals Company and its subsidiaries manufacture, recycle and market steel and metal products, related materials and services through a network including steel minimills, steel fabrication and processing plants, construction-related product warehouses, metal recycling facilities and marketing and distribution offices in the United States and in strategic international markets.
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