Placement of Brian Hesse Forms New Partnership Between Valor Partners and Aleris
Roanoke, VA—February 20, 2012
Valor Partners and Aleris are pleased to announce the placement of Brian Hesse as Director of Global Defense Sales. As Director, Brian will head up lead the global sales and business development of Aleris’ defense vertical by coordinating sales and pre-sales team efforts and by continuing to establish Aleris as the go-to supplier of high-performance aluminum armor plates.
Before joining Aleris, Brian served as Director of Global Accouts at Ryerson, a distributor and processor of metals, where he managed a $72 million portfolio and developed partnerships with companies in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and China. Prior to Ryerson he spent time at Alcan Global as Industry Sales Manager where he cultivated sales relationships in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States.
Steve Spencer, Senior Partner, Aerospace & Transportation, at Valor Partners, led the search.
Aleris is a privately-held, global leader in aluminum rolled products and extrusions, and aluminum recycling. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, the company operates more than 40 production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.
About Valor Partners, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Valor Partners is an executive search firm specializing in the software and technology industries. From sales and marketing to business development, Valor Partners sources the top talent for high-growth start-ups and established market leaders.
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