Brilex Group hires new CEO
YOUNGSTOWN ä The Brilex Group of Companies has hired former Nucor executive Doyle Hopper as CEO.
Hopper brings with him nearly 30 years of experience in the steel industry and manufacturing at Nucor, the largest producer of steel in the United States. He started there out of college as an entry level welder and fabricator and advanced through the company to reach executive positions as vice president of VULCRAFT and Cold Finish in Norfolk, Neb., Nucor Connecticut and most recently, Nucor South Carolina.
âWe are thrilled to have Doyle take the reins as CEO,ã said Alex Benyo, co-founder of the Brilex Group. âDoyleás role will drive integration and synergies between our companies, maximizing the value delivered to our customers and will lead to additional opportunities in the marketplace.ã
Brian Benyo, Brilex Group co-founder, said Hopperás âvalues and proven leadership combined with his knowledge of the steelmaking and automated manufacturing processes align perfectly with our groupás values, growth strategies and industries served.ã
Headquartered in Youngstown, the Brilex Group of Companies is a tradename umbrella that covers four distinct but commonly owned companies: Brilex Industries, Inc., Taylor-Winfield Technologies, Inc., Brilex Technical Solutions, LLC and BBM Railway Equipment, LLC.