Ryerson Holding Corporation (NYSE: RYI), a leading processor and distributor of metals, announced today that Chief Human Resources Officer Roger Lindsay will retire April 1, 2016. He has served as Ryerson’s chief human resources officer since 2011. In connection with Lindsay’s retirement, Ryerson’s human resources responsibilities will be transitioned to Mark Silver, Ryerson’s executive vice president, general counsel and secretary.
“Roger has played a vital role in the company’s transformation,” said Eddie Lehner, Ryerson’s president and chief executive officer. “We thank Roger for his years of service to the company and wish him all the best in retirement. His dedication to talent development and management as well as leading transformational change has made a lasting impact within Ryerson.”
In addition to human resources, Silver is responsible for managing the company’s legal, risk management and real estate functions. He brings more than 20 years of legal experience to Ryerson, including 12 years at Sara Lee Corporation where he held multiple positions such as vice president and assistant general counsel, vice president of corporate development, as well as chief counsel, mergers and acquisitions. Silver received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois and Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School.