TMS International Corp. Promotes Hideyuki Nishizawa To Executive Vice President - International Trade
PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TMS International Corp. (NYSE: TMS), the parent company of Tube City IMS Corporation, a leading provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills globally, announced that it has promoted Hideyuki Nishizawa to Executive Vice President – International Trade of the company's Raw Material and Optimization Group.
Mr. Nishizawa will be responsible for overseeing all of TMS International's raw materials activities outside of North America, including the management of the company's 14 international brokerage offices from which the company buys and sells raw materials.
Mr. Nishizawa joined TMS International in January 2006 and was promoted to Senior Vice President – International Trade based in Chicago in 2007 and then to his current position of Managing Director of Asia based in Singapore in 2008.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Nishizawa was President of the Chicago branch of Sojitz Corp. of America, an international trading company. He was also General Manager of Sojitz Mineral Resources Department based in New York City.
Mr. Nishizawa has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Meiji University in Tokyo, and is fluent in Chinese, English and Japanese.
"We are delighted to announce Hideyuki's promotion," said J. David Aronson, President and COO, Raw Material and Optimization Group. "He has been instrumental in driving the company's international trading expansion over the past seven years. His more than 23 years of experience in the global trading industry is a tremendous asset to the company as we continue to expand globally."
About TMS International Corp.
TMS International Corp., through its subsidiaries, including Tube City IMS Corporation, is the largest provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills in North America as measured by revenue and has a substantial and growing international presence. The company provides mill services at 81 customer sites in 11 countries and operates 36 brokerage offices from which it buys and sells raw materials across five continents.
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