Esmark Promotes Brewer, Dergentis

By Metal Center News Staff on Nov 12, 2021

Esmark Steel Group, a subsidiary of Esmark, Inc., announced today that David Brewer, vice president of operations has been promoted to executive vice president of business development. He will report to Jim Bouchard, chariman of Esmark Inc.

John Dergentis will succeed Brewer as vice president of operations. Dergentis had been serving as plant manager of Esmark’s Chicago Heights facility.

“Dave has been a key part of the Esmark enterprise for nearly 20 years, providing invaluable service and leadership,” said Bouchard. “He has been a trusted, loyal and valued member of our Esmark family, and Heisa and I wish Dave much success in this new role.”

Brewer has more than 40 years of experience in steel service center operations and has held roles of increasing responsibility at Esmark.

Dergentis joined Esmark in 2019 after 30 years in management and operations. Previously he held roles of increasing responsibilities at Mauser USA, LLC, International Precision Components Corporation and GREIF.