Art Shelton joined Houston-based master distributor Global Stainless Supply Aug. 16 as president and chief operating officer. He oversees GSS and its subsidiary companies: Forgings, Flanges & Fittings and 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,” said John Howard, GSS director and interim CEO.
“We believe his knowledge, expertise and professionalism will be cornerstones
to our continued growth of the Global companies.”
Supply House Times featured GSS as its cover story in
August 2010. Our article chronicled the growth of the company from its start in
2002 to its acquisition of master distributor Forgings, Flanges & Fittings
in 2006. The majority owner of the company is Sumitomo Corp. of America. GSS
sales in 2010 were $150 million. More information on the company can be found
Global Stainless Steel Appoints Art Shelton As President
September 1, 2011