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January 2017





John Hritz: President, Chief Executive Officer

With more than 40 years in steel and heavy industry, Hritz

has a distinguished track record of improving the P&L of

complex public and private entities, as well as significant

M&A experience.

Prior to becoming part of the JSW Steel team, he worked with and/

or restructured multiple companies (including but not limited to) SAS


Steel Corp, ARMCO Steel Company, Commercial Intertech, CUNO, Inc.

and U.S. Steel.

Henry Rossi: Chief Operating Officer, Technical Advisor

Rossi also has over 40 years of extensive hands-on experience in the industry.

Since 1974, he’s held numerous positions in the industry, including various roles

within management at US Steel, Plant Manager at Armco/AK Steel, and Vice

President of CitiSteel and GST Industries. He has played a key role in turning around

numerous companies, most recently JSW Baytown Works.

Ron Witzig: Director of Plate Operations

Witzig has over 40 years of experience in the industry in engineering, maintenance and

operations in steel making and hot rolling in both long products and discrete plate. Witzig

has worked for Keystone Steel and Wire, Co-Steel, International Steel Group, LeTourneau

Technologies and JSW in various management roles from Operations Manager, General Manager,

Director, Plant Manager, Vice President as well as various other management roles. He specializes

in turnarounds by reducing costs and improving profitability.

Wesley Hendricks: Director of Pipe Operations

Hendricks has over 25 years of combined experience in the fabrication and manufacturing of large

diameter straight and spiral seam pipe for oil, gas, water and construction markets. In addition, he has run

a steel stamping plant for the automotive, appliance and HVAC markets. Throughout his career, Hendricks has

served in operations, maintenance, engineering, product development and quality management. He is a U.S.

Army combat veteran with the 101st Airborne/Air-Assault Division.