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Midrex Appoints Chief Operating Officer

2/13/2020 - DRI plant builder Midrex Technologies has promoted vice president of sales and marketing KC Woody to chief operating officer, the company announced Thursday. 

In this newly created position, Woody will take an active role in integrating Midrex’s operations and sales and marketing teams and its offices in across the globe, the company said. 

“To be successful in an ever-evolving marketplace, we must be able to anticipate and respond to change. The creation of the COO position will allow us to better coordinate our sales and marketing, global services, and plant operations support teams under the leadership of KC Woody,” said Midrex president and chief executive Stephen Montague.

Woody joined Midrex in 2010 as a plant sales manager for Australia and Southeast Asia. He was named managing director of Midrex India Pvt. Ltd. in 2011. In 2014, he was appointed director of plant sales for Midrex India and Midrex China. He was promoted to his most recent position, vice president of sales and marketing, in 2016.