McCarthy Bertschy Recruits Corporate Controller to Global Brass and Copper Holdings

McCarthy Bertschy is delighted to announce that Mr. Bryan Kidd recently joined Global Brass & Copper Holdings as Corporate Controller. Reporting directly to Mr. Christopher Kodosky, Bryan is based at the company's headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.

Mr. Kidd joins GBC from Sears Holdings Corporation, where he served in finance roles of increasing responsibility, culminating in his position as Assistant Controller. In this role, he managed a team of 88 and reported to both the Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for this ~$30 billion retail and services company. Prior to this, Mr. Kidd was an Assistant, Supervising Senior at KPMG in Chicago, where he was assigned to some of the office's largest public consumer and industrial market clients, including Alberto Culver, PepsiAmericas, and AAR Corp.

Mr. Kidd is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Illinois State University, where he was a Presidential Scholar and a Bone Scholar, an award given to 12 students each year.

About Global Brass and Copper Holdings

Global Brass & Copper Holdings (NYSE: BRSS) is a leading, value-added converter, fabricator, processor and distributor of specialized copper and brass products, including a wide range of sheet, strip, foil, rod, tube and fabricated metal component products sold under the brand names Olin Brass, Chase Brass and A.J. Oster. GBC has 11 manufacturing facilities and distribution centers across the United States, Puerto Rico and Mexico.

The company went public in 2013, having been previously owned by a private equity firm. In 2014, GBC generated $1.7 billion in sales, an adjusted EBITDA of $110 million, and strong cash flow.

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