Northwest Pipe Company Elevates Montross to Chief Executive Officer

Scott Montross joined Northwest Pipe in May 2011 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Previously he served as Executive Vice President, Flat Products Group of Evraz, Inc. NA, a specialty and commodity steel manufacturer, from March 2010 through April 2011. Mr. Montross served as Vice President, General Manager, Evraz Oregon Steel from February 2007 through February 2010. Prior to that Mr. Montross served as Vice President of Sales at Oregon Steel Mills, Inc. from June 2003 through February 2007.

“Scott Montross is a terrific candidate to take on the CEO role,” said Rich Roman. “His experience, operational skills and leadership capabilities will enable him to excel in this role. I look forward to working with Scott, Bill Tagmyer, who has provided extraordinary leadership to this company over three decades and the entire management team as we continue to grow Northwest Pipe Company.”

Northwest Pipe Company manufactures welded steel pipe and other products in two business groups. Its Water Transmission Group is the leading supplier of large diameter, high-pressure steel pipe products that are used primarily for water infrastructure in North America. Its Tubular Products Group manufactures smaller diameter steel pipe for a wide range of products including energy, construction, agriculture and industrial systems. The Company is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington and has nine manufacturing facilities across the United States and Mexico.