SEC Filings

PRE 14A
RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO filed this Form PRE 14A on 04/06/2001
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                                   MANAGEMENT
 
DIRECTORS AND EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
 
     The following table sets forth certain information regarding the directors
and executive officers of the Company:
 

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                   NAME                     AGE                POSITION WITH THE COMPANY
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David H. Hannah(1)........................  49    President; Chief Executive Officer; Director
Gregg J. Mollins(1).......................  46    Executive Vice President; Chief Operating Officer;
                                                  Director
Karla R. McDowell.........................  35    Senior Vice President; Chief Financial Officer
James P. MacBeth..........................  53    Vice President, Carbon Steel Operations
William K. Sales, Jr. ....................  43    Vice President, Non-Ferrous Operations
Joe D. Crider(1)..........................  71    Chairman of the Board; Director
Thomas W. Gimbel(1).......................  49    Director
Douglas M. Hayes(2).......................  56    Director
Robert Henigson(2)(3)(4)..................  75    Director
Karl H. Loring(2)(3)(4)...................  77    Director
William I. Rumer(1)(4)....................  74    Director
Leslie A. Waite(2)(3)(4)..................  55    Director
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(1) Term of office as a director expiring in 2002.
 
(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 2001 With Terms Ending in 2003
 
     DOUGLAS M. HAYES became a director of the Company in September 1997. Mr.
Hayes retired from Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation ("DLJ"),
where he was Managing Director of Investment Banking from 1986 to May 1997,
after which he established his own investment banking firm, Hayes Capital
Corporation, located in Los Angeles, California. DLJ was an underwriter in the
1997 public equity offering of the Company and was also the underwriter in the
Company's initial public offering in 1994. Mr. Hayes is also chairman of the
board of directors of Compass Aerospace Corporation, a private company with
publicly traded bonds, where he serves on the Compensation Committee. In
addition, Mr. Hayes is a director of Gametech International, Inc., a public
company, the securities of which are traded over the counter, where he serves on
the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee.
 
     ROBERT HENIGSON has been a director of the Company since 1964. Mr. Henigson
is a retired attorney, having been a partner of Lawler, Felix & Hall (the
predecessor to Arter & Hadden LLP, the Company's counsel) prior to his
retirement in 1986. Mr. Henigson is a member of the Audit Committee and the
Compensation and Stock Option Committee. Mr. Henigson is also a director of
Scope Industries, a public company listed on the American Stock Exchange.
 
     KARL H. LORING has been a director of the Company since 1984. Mr. Loring is
retired, but continues to provide tax consulting services to certain of his
former clients, other than the Company, from time to time. From 1983 to January
1992, Mr. Loring was an officer of Knapp Communications Corporation, a
publishing company. For more than five years prior to his retirement in 1983,
Mr. Loring, a certified public accountant, was a tax partner for Ernst &
Whinney. Mr. Loring is a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation and
Stock Option Committee. Mr. Loring serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee.
 
     LESLIE A. WAITE has been a director of the Company since 1977. Mr. Waite is
an investment advisor and has been a principal of Waite & Associates since its
formation in 1977. Mr. Waite is a member of the Audit
 
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