SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2016--
Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BRSS) (“GBC” or the
“Company”) today announced that Robert Micchelli will retire from GBC at
the beginning of 2017. Mr. Micchelli will step down from his full-time
role as Chief Financial Officer effective July 1, 2016. At that time,
Christopher Kodosky, Vice President of Finance for GBC, will be
appointed Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Micchelli will continue to serve
in an advisory capacity until his retirement in early 2017 to help
ensure a smooth transition of accountabilities.
“Bob has been instrumental to GBC’s success and an outstanding steward
of our financial strategy who has instilled a culture of financial
accountability since joining as CFO in 2008. He has guided us through
critical transitions including a private equity sponsored acquisition, a
comprehensive business restructuring, our initial public offering in
2013, and the establishment of GBC as a successful NYSE listed company,”
said John Wasz, GBC’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “On behalf
of the board and management team, I thank Bob for establishing the
overarching financial management infrastructure and positioning GBC for
future growth. I look forward to continuing to work with him until his
planned retirement as he serves as an advisor to the company."
"We are excited to welcome Christopher to his new role as CFO,” Wasz
continued. “Christopher has acquired a thorough understanding of our
organization, our segments and the industries that we serve. I am
confident that this knowledge along with his extensive financial
expertise, business management and leadership skills will result in
significant contributions to the future success of our company."
Mr. Kodosky joined GBC’s executive team in December 2014 as the Vice
President of Finance accountable for all aspects of GBC’s financial
reporting, corporate and income tax accounting, internal controls,
treasury and risk management, business analysis and strategic planning.
In addition to effecting improvements in these areas, he has also led
the development of various acquisition processes that have better
positioned the company for growth.
Prior to joining GBC, Christopher was employed in various capacities
within AMCOL International Corporation for ten years, most recently as
CFO of its performance materials segment. He also served as the VP
Finance and Corporate Controller for GVW Holdings and, prior to that,
provided merger and acquisition services as an employee of
PricewaterhouseCoopers. Christopher earned an Executive MBA from the
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and a degree in
accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and he
is also a Certified Public Accountant.
About Global Brass and Copper
Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. through its wholly-owned
principal operating subsidiary, Global Brass and Copper, Inc., is a
leading, value-added converter, fabricator, processor and distributor of
specialized non-ferrous products in North America. We engage in metal
melting and casting, rolling, drawing, extruding, welding and stamping
to fabricate finished and semi-finished alloy products from processed
scrap, virgin metals and other refined metals. Our products include a
wide range of sheet, strip, foil, rod, tube and fabricated metal
component products that we sell under the Olin Brass, Chase Brass and
A.J. Oster brand names. Our products are used in a variety of
applications across diversified markets, including the building and
housing, munitions, automotive, transportation, coinage,
electronics/electrical components, industrial machinery and equipment
and general consumer markets.
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