Globe Specialty Metals Inc. (GSM) has appointed Joseph Ragan III as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 20, 2013.
Ragan succeeds Malcolm Appelbaum, who in March announced his departure from the company. Ragan served from 2008 to 2013 as CFO for Boart Longyear, a drilling services contractor.
Commenting on the appointment, Chief Executive Jeff Bradley said, “Joe brings to Globe extensive capital markets experience and exceptional leadership skills. Joe will lead the Company’s efforts to effectively deploy the Company’s cash flow in value-creating ways, collaborate with our strengthened operations to maintain financial discipline, and provide his broad base of expertise throughout the organization.”
Ragan received his BS in Accounting from the University of the State of New York and his MS in Accounting from George Mason University.