Mequon Wisconsin headquartered Charter Manufacturing announced that Charter Steel’s President Mr Tom Marry has been promoted as President & COO for Charter Manufacturing and Mr Joel Casterton will succeed Mr Marry as President of Charter Steel, effective immediately.Mr Marry replaces Mr Bob Venable, who departed Charter last year. In the role of COO, he will serve as a member of Charter Manufacturing’s Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for the strategy and overall operations of Charter Manufacturing’s four businesses – Charter Aarrowcast, Charter Dura-Bar, Charter Steel and Charter Wire. Mr Marry joined Charter Steel in July 2022 after having spent the preceding 20 years in manufacturing, including six as COO of Modine Manufacturing, a USD 2 billion Wisconsin-based company that provides heat transfer technology solutions to a wide range of global end-markets. Earlier in his career, Mr Marry held positions of increasing responsibility with Milwaukee Electric Tool, Bosch and General Motors. Mr Marry earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He has served on the board of directors of the United Way of Racine County and is active in the Racine and Kenosha County food banks, Mr Casterton has been named President of Charter Steel, an integrated US steel producer with operations in Wisconsin and Ohio. In this role, Mr Casterton is responsible for facilitating and guiding company operations to help ensure Charter Steel’s growth, performance and people strategies are achieved. Mr Casterton most recently served as Vice President – Vehicular Thermal Solutions and Heavy-Duty Equipment at Modine Manufacturing. During his 16-year-tenure, he held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility within Global Program Management, Commercial and Engineering functions. Prior to Modine, Mr Casterton was with Ford Motor and a Ford spinoff, Visteon Corporation, and served as an Instructor/Squad Leader for the US Army Reserve and Minnesota Army National Guard. Mr Joel earned his Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering degree from Iowa State University. He is a board member of the North Cape Lutheran Church and is involved with the Boy Scouts of America, Team Rubicon Disaster Relief, Veterans Outreach and Habitat for Humanity. Charter Manufacturing is a family-owned group of differentiated metals manufacturing businesses founded in 1936. Headquartered in Mequon in Wisconsin, it has four businesses – Charter Aarrowcast, Charter Dura-Bar, Charter Steel and Charter Wire. Part of the Charter Manufacturing family of businesses, Charter Steel is a fully integrated US steel producer, employing more than 1,300 employees in Saukville in Wisconsin; Cleveland in Ohio and Fostoria in Ohio. A leading supplier of carbon and alloy steel bar, and rod and wire products, the company’s capabilities include steel melting, bar and rod rolling, coil processing and wire drawing.