Insider Media reported that Sheffield based businessman Mr Darren Bradley has acquired a controlling stake in a steel supplier Masteel UK for an undisclosed sum. Mr Bradley will join the existing management team as chief executive, bringing with him a wealth of experience in owning and managing businesses operating across the steel industry nationally and internationally. He has almost 35 years in the steel and metals processing industries, operating at board level for the last 25 years, in various commercial and operational roles. Masteel UK Managing Director Mr Simon Ollerenshaw continue in his current role and work with Bradley and the existing leadership team to drive future growth across the company. He has retained an equity stake in the Masteel Group as part of the transaction. Since formation of the business in 2002, Masteel has grown to become a key strategic supply partner for steel mills across the UK, Eastern Europe, Africa and South America. Masteel UK specialises in the supply of high grade, high-quality speciality steels to a range of customers located across all seven continents. The company operates from its head office near Lichfield and fabrication and warehouse facilities in the Coleshill area of Birmingham, as well as an international sales office in South Africa.