Leeco® Steel, one of the largest suppliers of steel plate in North America, announces the appointment of John Purcell as Vice President of Sales, effective May 18, 2020.

Mr. Purcell has over 30 years of sales and leadership experience in the steel industry. He joined Leeco in 2005 and has assumed progressive roles of responsibility, including serving as a member of Leeco Steel’s Executive Leadership team for 11 years. Prior to his appointment to Vice President of Sales, Mr. Purcell served as Leeco’s Vice President, Energy Division.

“John has been a tremendous asset and visionary during his time at Leeco Steel,” said Denton Nordhues, President and CEO of Leeco Steel. “His success in diversifying Leeco’s client base is a testament to his leadership and forward-thinking approach to challenges.”

Mr. Purcell will continue overseeing Leeco Steel’s Energy Division – which includes wind, oil, gas and electricity transmission clients – and will work closely with Leeco’s Executive Vice President and Director of Sales to craft and execute sales and marketing strategies across the company.

“Much of Leeco’s past success is due wholly or in part to John’s leadership,” said Mr. Nordhues. “He is essential to the future success of Leeco as we continue to grow and improve our products and services for our customers.”