Andrew Ziolkowski has been selected to manage Carpenter Technology's commercial, specialty alloy operations & Latrobe operations. He previously held the role of head of integration and operations of Latrobe Specialty Metals, which was acquired by Carpenter in February 2012. Ziolkowski replaces Mark Kamon, who announced his retirement last month.

In his new role, Ziolkowski will be responsible for the overall commercial efforts of Carpenter SAO, including international sales as well as the distribution operations of Aceros Fortuna and Grupo. He will also oversee the completion of Latrobe’s integration.

Before serving as senior VP – Latrobe operations, Mr. Ziolkowski was VP of bar & coil products and strip products. He joined Carpenter in 1989 as a senior internal auditor.

Carpenter has also announced that Tony R Thene has been selected as the company’s senior VP & chief financial officer (CFO). Thene replaces K Douglas Ralph, who will be involved as needed in an advisory capacity during Thene’s transition.

Thene will join Carpenter after 23 years with Alcoa Inc, where he most recently served as CFO for Alcoa’s engineered products and solutions business.

Also this week for Carpenter: Q2 results