Vallourec announces promotions

YOUNGSTOWN – Vallourec, previously operating as V&M Star, announced the promotions of several of its top executives on Friday.

Joel Mastervich was appointed to executive vice president of operations / industrial sector, OCTG North America, while Judson Wallace assumed the position as president of Vallourec Star on Thursday.

Formerly president and chief operating officer of Vallourec Star, Mastervich will handle operations across all of Vallourec’s North America companies in the United States, Canada and Mexico. He joined the seamless pipe mill company in 2005 and was named president in 2010.

Along with the promotions, Eric Shuster, general manager of the Youngstown pipe mill and a Youngstown State University graduate, has been made president of VAM USA.