Ex-Grainger exec appointed to Ryerson's board


Ryerson Holding Corp. announced on Friday that Court Carruthers has been appointed to its board of directors.

Prior to joining Ryerson, Carruthers was group president of W.W. Grainger, Inc.'s Americas region. He also oversaw the company's e-commerce and technology initiatives. 

Carruthers holds a master's in business administration from Queen's University in Canada and a bachelor's degree from the University of Alberta. He currently serves as a fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and as director for the Montessori School of Lake Forest, Illinois.

"Court's experience, energy and intellect combined with his dynamic track record building commercial teams, managing supply chains and driving leading B2B e-commerce platforms are highly complementary with Ryerson's strategic direction," Ryerson President and CEO Eddie Lehner said. "We welcome him to our board of directors and look forward to receiving his insight as Ryerson continues its transformation."

Ryerson is focused in the processing and distribution of metals had serves Canada, Mexico, the U.S., Brazil and China.

"I am honored to be joining Ryerson's board of directors," Carruthers said. "I have tremendous respect for Ryerson and its leadership team, and I look forward to working with them."

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