Dover, OHIO (March 18, 2015) – Greer Steel Company, a division of Greer Industries, announces the appointment of industry and company veteran Todd Daenzer to the new role of Executive Vice President.
Daenzer, who previously served as Chief Operations Officer with responsibility for the Dover, Ohio, manufacturing plant and service center, will lead the entire steel division of Greer Industries, including sales, marketing, operations, information technology and manufacturing.
“Todd provides seasoned, well-rounded leadership to advance the success we have achieved in cold rolled strip steel,” said John Raese, president and CEO of Greer Industries. “His experience in operations coupled with his technical background brings a strong perspective into the unique needs of our customers as well as our industry as a whole. With a proven track record of managing large-scale operations and driving capital improvements, Todd is well suited to carry forward our mission of serving customers in the best way possible. ”
In addition, Raese stated that he and Bob Gwynne, Executive Vice President of Greer Industries, will continue to remain involved at a high level and fully support further growth of the Greer Steel division.
Daenzer brings 20 years of experience in metallurgy and operations. During his tenure with Greer Steel, he has led a number of capital initiatives that have expanded the company’s capabilities, enhanced processes, improved quality and streamlined delivery times for customers. He also has led product development, including the proprietary LaserMatte, which is a unique matte surface finish that improves results for automotive, bearing, painting and other metal forming operations.
Additionally, Greer Steel strengthened its sales team with the hire of Pablo Arce to support sales efforts in Indiana and Michigan. With nearly a decade of experience, Arce is responsible for servicing customers and growing Greer’s efforts.
Daenzer received his Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from Michigan Technological University. Arce received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Louisville.