ONI Names Kirk Moore President and CEO of TW Metals

EXTON, Pa. (January 23, 2017) — O’Neal Industries (ONI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kirk Moore as president and CEO of TW Metals (TW), a full-line specialty metals distributor and O’Neal Industries (ONI) affiliate, effective April 1, 2017.

“Kirk is an excellent leader, and we are thrilled about the opportunities ahead and the successes that will follow at TW,” said Holman Head, ONI president and chief operation officer (COO). “The ONI Leadership Team has the utmost confidence in his ability to build on the solid foundation established by Jack Elrod.”

The current TW Metals president and CEO, Jack Elrod, will retire at the end of March after serving more than 15 years in his position, and will assume an advisory role within the company.

“We are pleased that Jack will remain with TW in an advisory role,” said Head. “His knowledge and exceptional leadership drove TW to become one of the most profitable companies and strongest teams in the industry.” 

Moore joined TW in 2002, assuming the role of vice president, finance and chief financial officer in 2003. As a key member of the TW Leadership Team, Moore has contributed significantly to strategic initiatives and led the annual business process for sales, operations and supply chain. He is a member of TW’s Pricing Council and Supply Chain Council, and he participates in the business reviews of all of the TW branches, special business units and the European Region. A 1984 graduate of the College of Charleston, Moore earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a CPA credential, working upon graduation in public accounting for eight years, then holding various industry roles prior to joining TW. He also is a graduate of the Metals Service Center Institute’s (MSCI) Strategic Metals Management program at Washington University in St. Louis.

Elrod, a graduate of the University of North Georgia, earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. With more than 30 years of senior executive experience in distribution and geographically dispersed service businesses, Elrod has held numerous leadership roles throughout the country. Positions included region general manager, director of finance, vice president of sales and marketing, division vice president, and president & COO.

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About O’Neal Industries

O’Neal Industries (ONI) is the largest family-owned group of metals service centers in the United States. Composed of six leading brands and generating sales of approximately $2.1 billion in 2016, ONI is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and has more than 80 specialized facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.onealind.com.    

About TW Metals

TW Metals (TW), an O’Neal Industries affiliate company, is a full-line specialty metals distributor serving customers worldwide for more than 100 years. Headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, TW offers customers tube, pipe, bar, sheet, plate and extrusions in stainless, aluminum, nickel, titanium and other high-value alloys. In addition to distributing specialty metals, TW partners with its customers to provide innovative supply chain solutions, streamlining and customizing programs to suit specific production needs. For more information, visit www.twmetals.com

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