Russel Metals Inc. has announced the promotion of John G. Reid to President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective January 1, 2016. Mr. Reid has more than 22 years of industry experience and has served as the Company’s COO since 2013. Mr. Reid will be reporting directly to Brian R. Hedges, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Reid started his career with JMS Metals Services in 1991 and was elevated to President of JMS in 1994. Russel Metals acquired JMS in 2007 and since then Mr. Reid has been given additional responsibilities within the Russel Metals’ operations.