Loftis Steel & Aluminum announced today that Kerry Dove, the company’s President and CEO, has announced his retirement, and will move to an advisory role. Mr. Dove will remain involved in business development and continuous improvement programs. Mr. Dove has served in the leadership role since joining Loftis in May 2016. Prior to that he served in various leadership roles at Nissan North America for 34 years.
Tom Russell, CFO and Vice President Operations is being promoted to President & CEO. Tom brings a wealth of experience in Operations, Manufacturing, Sales and Finance, serving in COO and CFO leadership positions over the past 30 years: Agility Fuel Systems, a leading worldwide provider of vehicle alternative fuel delivery systems, The Vision Insurance Group, and Cardinal Industries, a national manufacturer of modular commercial structures.
Chairman of the Board Mark Graham quoted, “Tom has made a significant impact to Loftis during his tenure. I am extremely optimistic about the future of Loftis under Tom’s leadership. Tom’s experience will continue to build momentum on the foundation Kerry has built over the past three years. We are very excited about this unique opportunity and the value it brings to our customers.”