Art Shelton joined Houston-based master distributor Global Stainless Supply Aug. 16 as president and chief operating officer.

Art Sheltonjoined Houston-based master distributorGlobal Stainless SupplyAug. 16 as president and chief operating officer. He oversees GSS and its subsidiary companies:Forgings, Flanges & Fittingsand Global Pipe Supply. Bill Bootz, former president and CEO, has left the company.

”Art brings to this position more than 30 years’ experience in the supply of products to the energy sector,” saidJohn Howard, GSS director and interim CEO. “We believe his knowledge, expertise and professionalism will be cornerstones to our continued growth of the Global companies.”