Edgen Group Names Dan Keaton Senior Vice President, Americas for Edgen Murray


Edgen Group Names Dan Keaton Senior Vice President, Americas for Edgen Murray

BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Edgen Group Inc. (NYS: EDG) , a leading global distributor of specialty steel products and services for the energy and infrastructure markets, has named Dan Keaton Senior Vice President, Americas for its Edgen Murray brand. Mr. Keaton will lead commercial sales and purchasing activities for the Edgen Murray business throughout North and South America.

Mr. Keaton has been with Edgen Group and predecessor companies for 16 years and most recently served as Edgen Group's Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer.

"Dan has had a key role in the strategic growth of our global distribution model; he has significant experience working closely with our customers, vendors and sales teams; and through this assignment, I am confident that our company will benefit from his experience, perspective and discipline," said Dan O'Leary, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Edgen Group.

About Edgen Group

Edgen Group is a leading global distributor of specialized products and services to the energy sector and industrial infrastructure markets, including steel pipe, valves, quenched and tempered and high yield heavy plate, and related components. Edgen Group is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Additional information is available at www.edgengroup.com.

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