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Shanley to Retire from Reliance at Year's End

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. Senior Vice President Michael P. Shanley will retire at the end of the year. In advance of his retirement, he will transition to the role of special advisor, effective July 1.

“On behalf of the entire Reliance team, I would like to express our appreciation for Mike Shanley’s 44 years of service to our company, including his time at Liebovich,” said Jim Hoffman, Reliance’s CEO. “As senior vice president, operations since 2015, Mike has played a key role in our continuous improvement efforts at several of our operations.”

Reliance will promote Stephen P. Koch to the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer and Michael R. Hynes to senior vice president, operations, both effective July 1.

Koch’s responsibilities will include the oversight of operations throughout Reliance, including safety and organic growth, as well as the company’s information technology strategy. Mr. Hynes’ responsibilities will include overseeing the performance of a number of Reliance operations, providing strategic direction and general management guidance.

Koch has been serving as senior vice president, operations, a role he has held since 2010. Previously, he was president of Chapel Steel Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance, where he was responsible for their network of eight metal service center locations in the U.S.

Hynes has been serving as president of Phoenix Metals, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance with a network of 14 metal service center locations across the U.S. Hynes has 34 years of experience in the metals service center industry with the last 17 years at Reliance.