November 08, 2016

Steelmaking and Forging Industries Expert, Kevin J. Handerhan, Ph.D., joins HWSC as Senior Managing Director

Kevin J. Handerhan, Ph.D.We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kevin Handerhan has recently joined as a Senior Managing Director.

Dr. Handerhan is a globally recognized expert in the steel making and forging industries. He specializes in working with manufacturing companies to improve business results and financial performance with an emphasis on companies involved in specialty metals processing and engineered products.

Prior to beginning his consulting career in 2015, Dr. Handerhan held the role of Chief Operating Officer for for Ellwood Group, Inc. (EGI), a multi-generational family controlled business enterprise now in its fourth generation of leadership. In the position he was responsible for the overall P&L of EGI's various divisions, and he also was involved in all significant business growth initiatives including strategic acquisitions and capital investment activities.

Prior to his COO role at EGI, his career advanced through various managerial positions in steelmaking operations and technical processes. His accomplishments, including publication of over 20 technical articles, have earned him recognition by professional organizations and his alma mater, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Dr. Handerhan earned his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from CMU.

As Senior Managing Director, Dr. Handerhan will serve as a steelmaking and forging industries expert and work with family controlled manufacturing businesses on matters related to operations improvement, capital investment, and acquisitions.

Read more about Dr. Handerhan's experience here.


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