RS Reliance Steel & Aluminum

Filed: 1 Jul 21, 8:25am






Washington, D.C.  20549









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 28, 2021






(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)





Delaware 001-13122 95-1142616
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
 (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


350 South Grand Avenue, Suite 5100


Los Angeles
, CA 90071

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(213) 687-7700

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not applicable.

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value RS New York Stock Exchange


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 Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


Retirement of William K. Sales, Jr.


On June 28, 2021, William K. Sales, Jr., Executive Vice President, Operations of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (the “Company”) informed the Company that he will be retiring effective January 31, 2022. In advance of his retirement, Mr. Sales will transition from his current position to the role of Special Advisor, effective July 1, 2021. As Special Advisor, Mr. Sales will report directly to James D. Hoffman, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, and help facilitate the transition of his role as well as support other special projects.


A copy of the press release issued by the Company announcing Mr. Sales’s retirement and other executive leadership changes is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Registrant under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.


 Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release dated July 1, 2021 (included herewith).
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: July 1, 2021By:/s/ William A. Smith II                      
  William A. Smith II
  Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary