DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
The following table sets forth certain information regarding the directors
and executive officers of the Company:
NAME AGE POSITION WITH THE COMPANY
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David H. Hannah(1)................ 48 President; Chief Executive Officer; Director
Gregg J. Mollins(1)............... 45 Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer; Director
Karla R. McDowell................. 34 Senior Vice President; Chief Financial Officer
James P. MacBeth.................. 52 Vice President, Carbon Steel Operations
William K. Sales, Jr.............. 42 Vice President, Non-Ferrous Operations
Joe D. Crider(1).................. 70 Chairman of the Board; Director
Thomas W. Gimbel(1)............... 48 Director
Douglas M. Hayes(2)............... 55 Director
Robert Henigson(2)(3)(4).......... 74 Director
Karl H. Loring(2)(3)(4)........... 76 Director
William I. Rumer(1)(4)............ 73 Director
Leslie A. Waite(2)(3)(4).......... 54 Director
(1) Term of office as a director expiring in 2000.
(2) Term of office as a director expiring in 2001.
(3) Member of the Audit Committee.
(4) Member of the Compensation and Stock Option Committee.
Nominees for Directors to be Elected in 2000 With Terms Ending in 2002
JOE D. CRIDER became the Chairman of the Board of the Company in February
1997. Mr. Crider was the Chief Executive Officer of the Company from May 1994
until his retirement in January 1999. Mr. Crider was President of the Company
until November 1995. Before becoming the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Crider had
been President and Chief Operating Officer and a director since 1987. Prior to
being named as the President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Crider had been
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 1975.
THOMAS W. GIMBEL was appointed a director of the Company in January 1999.
Since 1984, Mr. Gimbel has been the President of Advanced Systems Group, which
is an independent computer consulting firm servicing human resource and payroll
systems requirements for diverse businesses of various sizes. From 1975 to 1984,
Mr. Gimbel was employed by Dun & Bradstreet.
DAVID H. HANNAH became the Chief Executive Officer of the Company in
January 1999, in addition to being President of the Company since November 1995.
Prior thereto, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from
1992 to 1995, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1990 to 1992 and
Vice President and Division Manager of the Los Angeles Reliance Steel Company
division of the Company from 1989 to 1990. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Hannah was
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and, from 1981 to
1987, was Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hannah became a director of the Company
in 1992. Mr. Hannah also serves as a director of American Steel, L.L.C. For
eight years before joining the Company in 1981, Mr. Hannah, a certified public
accountant, was employed by Ernst & Whinney in various professional staff
GREGG J. MOLLINS was appointed a director of the Company in September 1997
and became Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in November
1995. Mr. Mollins was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to
1995 and Vice President from 1992 to 1994. Prior to that time he had been with
the Company for six years as Division Manager of the Santa Clara division. For
ten years before joining