Nishizawa will be oversee TMS’ international raw materials activities outside of North America.
Pittsburgh-based TMS International Corp., the parent company of Tube City IMS Corp., a provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills, has promoted Hideyuki Nishizawa to the position of executive vice president – international trade for the company’s raw material and optimization group.
He will be responsible for overseeing all of TMS International’s raw materials activities outside of North America, including the management of the company’s 14 international brokerage offices from which the company buys and sells raw materials.
Nishizawa joined TMS International in January 2006 and was promoted to senior vice president – international trade based in Chicago in 2007 and then to his current position of managing director of Asia based in Singapore in 2008.
“We are delighted to announce Hideyuki’s promotion,” says J. David Aronson, president and COO of TMS’ raw material and optimization group. “He has been instrumental in driving the company’s international trading expansion over the past seven years. His more than 23 years of experience in the global trading industry is a tremendous asset to the company as we continue to expand globally.”