Global Brass & Copper elects John Wasz as CEO Global Brass and Copper Holdings announced that John J. Wasz has been elected by the board to the position of CEO and will assume a seat on the board of the company effective immediately. Earlier, John Walker retired from his position as CEO of the company, but he will continue to serve as the non-executive chairman of the board. Wasz joined the company as the president of Olin Brass in 2010.
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