Posted February 22, 2021

American Piping Products names CEO and EVP of sales

American Piping Products announced two recent executive promotions.

Matt Danis was promoted to chief executive officer and Shane Russell was promoted to executive vice president of sales.

Danis has worked at APP since 2009 and, over the past 12 years, has served in various capacities, including president, CFO and COO.

“I am honored to become the CEO of APP,” said Danis. “I am proud to work with our team to grow our business. With our talent, capabilities and strong financial position, we have the opportunity to reset our growth trajectory post COVID.”

Russell has worked at APP since 2004, serving as a aales representative, sales manager and mentor to many new sales hires at APP.

“I am thrilled to have Shane as a partner in accomplishing our strategic goals,” said Danis. “Shane has been a very successful individual contributor at APP; he has hired and mentored many of our existing sales team. Shane has the qualities to nurture and grow the best sales team in our industry.”

Headquartered in St. Louis, American Piping Products is primarily engaged in the distribution of carbon, stainless steel and chrome moly pipe, tubing, fitting, valves and flanges used in the processing, energy, manufacturing, fabrication and construction industries.