American Piping Products fills management roles with outstanding employees

St. Louis, Mo.

American Piping Products, one of the largest stocking distributors of steel pipe, fittings and flanges in the U.S., fills three key positions with in-house talent.

Mr. Kevin Koehler, who has served as Executive Vice President of American Piping Products since August 2012, will move into the role of Managing Director. Mr. Matt Danis, who joined American Piping Products in September 2009, will shift from his role as COO into a position as Managing Director. Mr. Danis will also remain the CFO. Mr. Shep Hickey, who joined the operations team in 2011, has been promoted to the COO.

American Piping Products CEO Al Rheinnecker said, “American Piping Products is an industry leader as a result of investing in people, and we think that promoting successful people from within our organization is the ultimate vote of confidence in their abilities. I am pleased to announce the promotion of these three leaders. They have earned it with hard work and exceptional dedication to American Piping Products. These key promotions are part of an ongoing effort to build a world-class management team at our company.”

Collectively, Kevin Koehler, Matt Danis and Shep Hickey bring more than 40 years of management and piping experience to the American Piping Products executive team.