Zekelman Appoints New Vice President, Electrical Sales – ON Partners

Apr 10, 2024

Zekelman Industries Names Steve Simpson as Vice President, Electrical Sales


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Zekelman Industries, the largest independent steel pipe and tube manufacturer in North America, and an innovator in integrated real estate development, named Steve Simpson as Vice President, Electrical Sales.

In this role, Simpson will have full commercial responsibility for Wheatland Tube, Western Tube, and Picoma — three of Zekelman’s operating companies.

Simpson has more than 20 years in the electrical industry in a variety of leadership roles. In his previous role as VP, Global Strategic Accounts at nVent, he grew the company’s account coverage to more than $1.2 billion.

“Steve has a proven track record of driving top and bottom-line growth,” said Jim Hays, President, Electrical Division, Zekelman. “He is very strategic minded and knows how to create demand for value-added products and services at multiple levels within the channel.”

Simpson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis University.

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ON Partners partners Baillie Parker and Kevin Burns are proud to have partnered with Zekelman Industries on this Vice President, Electrical Sales search. Learn more about ON Partners by downloading our recent Variance Report, which explores four executive hiring trends of 2023, and our Talent Intelligence Report, where we open up on our data innovation and research, offering a fresh perspective on executive hiring.

Zekelman is a family of operating companies which include Atlas Tube, Picoma, Sharon Tube, Wheatland Tube, Western Tube, and Z Modular. With 20 manufacturing locations and 2,900+ teammates across North America, the company is the leading independent manufacturer of hollow structural sections (HSS) and steel pipe, and the top producer of electrical conduit and elbows, couplings, and nipples in North America. Zekelman – Believe in What You Build™. For more information, visit zekelman.com

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