PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Tube City IMS Corporation
, a provider of products and services to steel mills and foundries throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, today announced that Volker H. Hase
has been retained by the U.S. Ferrous Trading Division of the Tube City Division as an international steel trading consultant.Mr. Hase
, who will be based in the company's Greenwich, CT, office, has more than 35 years of experience with major international steel trading companies.He
will be responsible for focusing on new and secondary steel sales, as well as semi-finished products on an international basis, said J. David Aronson, Executive Vice President Outsourced Purchasing, Tube City Division, Tube City IMS.Prior to joining Tube City IMS, he worked for a number of organizations including Thyssen Steel, New York as an Export Manager; Primary Industries, New York as Manager and Vice President; Duferco International Trading, New York as Vice President; and most recently Imexbra International Inc., New York, as an independent partner for the international slab business.
is a well known and respected executive leader, and brings a tremendous depth of valuable insight and international experience to our team," Mr. Aronson said.
added, "I am excited to be joining such a well known and established company, and look forward to making a significant contribution."Mr. Hase, 61, has a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Cologne in Germany.