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TimkenSteel Names Leaders for Commercial, Manufacturing Operations


CANTON, Ohio: July 17,  2017 — TimkenSteel (NYSE: TMST) (, a leader in customized alloy steel products and services, today announced leadership changes in commercial and manufacturing operations. Shawn Seanor, executive vice president of sales and business development, has announced his retirement. Tom Moline is assuming the role of executive vice president of commercial operations. Bill Bryan has been named executive vice president of manufacturing and supply chain.

“I speak for the entire organization in thanking Shawn for his contributions over 33 years of distinguished service. Shawn has helped strengthen our leadership in niche markets that value our clean steel and has built strong personal and technical relationships with our customers,” said Tim Timken, chairman, CEO and president. “Tom and Bill worked closely with Shawn over the last year in developing a broader growth strategy for the company. These leadership changes will further fuel the execution of that strategy.

“Tom’s leadership of a five-year capital investment program resulted in a combination of assets that’s unique in the American steel industry. He knows the potential of our capabilities like no one else and will lead the commercial team to realize that potential. In assuming responsibility for manufacturing, Bill will further integrate supply chain and operations to gain even greater efficiency while maintaining a primary focus on safety, quality and service.”

Moline joined the company in 1984 as an engineer on the team that built the company’s Faircrest Steel Plant. He has served in numerous leadership positions in manufacturing in the U.S. and Europe, as well as marketing and product management. Moline most recently served as executive vice president for manufacturing.

Bryan joined the company in 1977, serving in various positions related to supply chain, economics and information technology in both the U.S. and Europe. Throughout his career, his work in supply chain has focused on improving delivery, inventory management and manufacturing efficiency. He will maintain his current responsibilities for supply chain, information technology and the company’s metal recycling subsidiary while assuming responsibility for manufacturing operations.

About TimkenSteel Corporation

TimkenSteel (NYSE:TMST) ( creates tailored steel products and services for demanding applications, helping customers push the bounds of what's possible within their industries. The company reaches around the world in its customers' products and leads North America in large alloy steel bars (up to 16 inches in diameter) and seamless mechanical tubing made of its special bar quality (SBQ) steel, as well as supply chain and steel services. TimkenSteel operates warehouses and sales offices in five countries and has made all of its steel in America for 100 years. The company posted sales of $870 million in 2016. Follow us on Twitter @TimkenSteel and on Instagram.