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Two Olin Brass execs promoted by Global Brass and Copper


SCHAUMBURG — Two Olin Brass executives in East Alton are being promoted by Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc.

toler williamBill Toler, currently the president of Olin Brass, will assume the role of executive vice president, Strategic Planning and Development for GBC.

taylor daveDale Taylor, currently the vice president of manufacturing at Olin Brass, will assume the role of president of Olin Brass.

Both moves are effective April 3. Olin Brass is a division of GBC Metals, LLC (d/b/a Olin Brass), GBC’s largest subsidiary.

“Bill’s leadership, solid execution and financial acumen have greatly contributed to Olin Brass’s improvement over the past several years. Going forward, his strategic vision, broad metals industry knowledge, and significant business experience will help accelerate our profitable growth and acquisition capabilities,” said John Wasz, GBC’s president and chief executive officer. “With this role, Bill will also lead our efforts to bolster our strategic planning processes and further advance the GBC strategic framework.”

Toler joined Olin Brass in 2011 with over 30 years in key financial and executive roles in the metals industry, most recently serving as president of Olin Brass. Toler’s previous Olin Brass roles include president of the Mill Products division and vice president of Finance and Information Technology.

“We are also excited to announce Dale’s new position with Olin Brass. Dale’s strength of leadership and breadth of commercial and financial knowledge will propel the organization to the next level of its strategic, transformational journey. Like Bill, Dale has demonstrated a strong ability to challenge the status quo,” Wasz said. “Under Dale’s proven leadership, our Olin Brass team will continue to provide our customers with exceptional service and value. We’re enthusiastic about Olin Brass’s future successes.”

Taylor joined Olin Corp. during 1987 in quality engineering before moving to sales and management roles for Olin’s metals division where he rose to become marketing director. He most recently served as vice president of manufacturing, accountable for all Olin Brass domestic operations.

Previously, Taylor also held the position of Olin Brass’s director and then vice president of supply chain planning.

About Global Brass and Copper

Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. is a converter, fabricator, processor and distributor of specialized non-ferrous products in North America. It is engaged in metal melting and casting, rolling, drawing, extruding, welding and stamping to fabricate finished and semi-finished alloy products from processed scrap, virgin metals and other refined metals. Its products include a wide range of sheet, strip, foil, rod, tube and fabricated metal component products sold under the Olin Brass, Chase Brass and A.J. Oster brand names. Products are used in a variety of applications across diversified markets, including the building and housing, munitions, automotive, transportation, coinage, electronics/electrical components, industrial machinery and equipment and general consumer markets.

      From the Illinois Business Journal


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