Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: USAP) today announced that Brian A. Kane has been named Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Company. The appointment is effective immediately. He will continue to report directly to Christopher Zimmer, recently named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Universal.
Since 2015, Mr. Kane has served as National Sales Manager of the Company, with a focus on business development and top customer relationships, growth initiatives and pricing models, as well as the maintenance of raw material surcharges. Mr. Kane joined Universal in 2008 as Regional Sales Representative with responsibilities for the Midwest region. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Kane was with Schmolz+Bickenbach USA, including serving as National Sales Manager. Mr. Kane was on the sales team at Carpenter Technology Corporation from 1990 to 2002.
Mr. Zimmer commented: “We are pleased to promote Brian to the post of Vice President of Sales & Marketing. He has been an integral part of our sales success during his time at Universal. He is well respected by our customers and the entire organization. We are confident Brian will make an important contribution to our leadership team and will play an essential role in achieving our growth strategy.”