Olympic Steel Announces Promotion of Andrew J. Tobias to General Manager of Berlin Metals

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    CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Olympic Steel Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS), a leading national metals
    service center, announced the promotion of Andrew J. Tobias to General
    Manager, Berlin Metals.

    Tobias began his career with Olympic Steel in 2013 as an Outside Sales
    Representative for Integrity Stainless. In 2015, he was promoted to
    Stainless Steel Product Manager – Specialty Metals, where he has been a
    key contributor in the sales growth of the Company’s stainless steel and
    aluminum products. Before joining Olympic Steel, Tobias held senior
    positions in sales, purchasing and general management with several other
    companies.

    “Andrew’s management and sales accomplishments at Olympic Steel prepare
    him well to undertake this new position to manage and profitably grow
    our Berlin Metals specialty metals business,” said Andy Markowitz,
    President – Specialty Metals. “He is a motivating leader with years of
    experience in sales, purchasing and operations, which makes him a
    natural fit for his new role within our Company.”

    In this position, Tobias will be responsible for driving profitable
    growth for Berlin Metals, and he will report directly to Andrew Wolfort,
    Regional Vice President and General Manager. Berlin Metals is an Olympic
    Steel company that specializes in the finest Tin Mill Products,
    Stainless Steel Strip, Cold Rolled Steel and Galvanized Steel.

    Tobias earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from
    Western Illinois University. He is a graduate of the Metals Service
    Center Institute’s Strategic Metals Management Program at Washington
    University and is an active member of the Metals Service Center
    Institute.

    About Olympic Steel

    Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is a leading U.S. metals service center
    focused on the direct sale of processed carbon, coated and stainless
    flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel, aluminum, tin plate, and
    metal-intensive branded products. The Company’s CTI subsidiary is a
    leading distributor of steel tubing, bar, pipe, valves and fittings, and
    fabricates pressure parts for the electric utility industry.
    Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Olympic Steel operates from 32
    facilities in North America.

    For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.olysteel.com
    or https://olysteel.irpass.com/Contact_Us?BzID=2195

    Contacts

    Richard A. Manson
    Chief Financial Officer
    (216) 672-0522