Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> February 18, 2002

Raymond Torok – Cold Metal Products Inc (clq)

RAYMOND P. TOROK is President and Chief Executive Officer of Cold Metal Products, Inc., a position he has held since October 1998. Mr. Torok directed the purchase of one of CMP's largest customers, Alkar Steel, a leading specialty steel service center located near Detroit, Michigan. CMP has locations in Ottawa and Youngstown, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Roseville, Michigan; Hamilton, Ontario, and Point Claire, Quebec. Prior to joining CMP, Mr. Torok was President and Chief Executive Officer of Philadelphia Gear Corporation, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Mr. Torok was also President of Philadelphia Mixer corporation, a sister company of PGC until it became a division of Philadelphia Gear Corporation. He also previously held various sales, marketing and manufacturing positions during a 26-year career with Aluminum Company of America. Before leaving for Philadelphia Gear Corporation, he was Vice President and General Manager of the company's Aerospace Division, the largest and most profitable segment of the company's Extrusion/Tube System. Mr. Torok holds a BA degree in Business from John Carroll University and an MBA degree from Butler University. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of the company and a

picture of what you're doing at the present time?

Mr. Torok: CMP is a publicly traded intermediate steel processor