Chicago Tube & Iron (CTI) has announced several new promotions.
The company promoted Bob Harville to regional vice president. In his new role, Harville will have oversight of the St. Paul, Des Moines, Quad, and Fond du Lac operations. He has lead the Twin Cities operation to record heights and also was the architect of facility consolidation which produced improved efficiencies. Harville is a 21-year CTI veteran and has established a track record of consecutive successes.
CTI also promoted Mitch Patterson to assistant general manager of the St. Paul operation. Patterson will assist Bob Harville and the current management team with operations, safety, quality and administrative functions all while continuing his responsibilities as sales manager. Patterson is a 15-year CTI veteran. After a successful commercial career, he was promoted to sales manager where his track record of success continues.
Additionally, the company announced Jim Farnan’s role as VP procurement is being expanded. Farnan will be joining the CTI Executive Committee. He has been with CTI for 18 years, and has been responsible for inventory control functions of CTI’s largest asset as it continues to grow the enterprise. Along with his great success at CTI, Farnan is the current president of the MSCI Central States Chapter.
CTI has also announced that Joe Baucom will assume the role of regional vice president. Baucom will now be overseeing the Romeoville, Cleveland, Indianapolis, and Locust distribution operations. He has been on the CTI Executive Team since 2017 and brings 40 years of industry experience. Baucom has held an important role in the success of CTI.