James D. Hoffman became President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2019. He was appointed a director in October 2019. From March 2016 until his promotion to CEO, Mr. Hoffman served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Hoffman was Reliance’s Executive Vice President, Operations since May 2015, and Senior Vice President, Operations since 2008. He was executive vice president and chief operating officer of our subsidiary, Earle M. Jorgensen Company (“EMJ”), from April 2006 to September 2008. Mr. Hoffman was appointed executive vice president of EMJ in 2006, having been a vice president of EMJ since 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising/Marketing from West Virginia University. Mr. Hoffman is also a director at the Metals Service Center Institute.
Reliance Steel and Aluminum Co. (RSAC) (NYSE: RS), is a Fortune 500 company and the largest metals service center (MSC) corporation in North America. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Reliance operates hundreds of metals service centers globally. It provides metals processing services and distributes a line of approximately 50,000 metal products, including aluminum, brass, alloy, copper, carbon steel, stainless steel, titanium, and specialty metalproducts to fabricators, manufacturers, and other end users.