Cliff J. Larivey
Vice President - Purchasing
Worthington Industries, Inc.
Cliff J. Larivey was named vice president of purchasing for Worthington Industries in August 2012. He is responsible for all direct and indirect commodity purchasing for the Company.
Larivey joined the Company as director of steel purchasing when Worthington acquired Gibraltar Strip Steel in February 2010. Prior to the acquisition, Larivey spent more than 10 years at Gibraltar, working his way up the ranks in various positions including production scheduler, materials application and inside sales manager. In 2000, Larivey was promoted to director of commercial sales and marketing, overseeing Gibraltar’s customer service team, territory managers and marketing specialists. In 2008, he was named vice president of marketing, and one year later, added vice president of purchasing to his title. In that role, he managed the integration of the company’s marketing and purchasing functions.
Larivey holds a Bachelor of Science in business from the University of New York at Buffalo. He resides in New Albany, Ohio with his wife, Robin, and their three daughters.
Worthington Industries is a leading global diversified metals manufacturing company with 2018 fiscal year sales of $3.6 billion. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor providing customers with wide ranging capabilities, products and services for a variety of markets including automotive, construction and agriculture; a global leader in manufacturing pressure cylinders for propane, refrigerant, and industrial gases and for cryogenic applications, water well tanks for commercial and residential uses, CNG and LNG storage, transportation and alternative fuel tanks, oil & gas equipment, and consumer products for camping, grilling, hand torch solutions and helium balloon kits; and a manufacturer of operator cabs for heavy mobile industrial equipment; laser welded blanks for light weighting applications; automotive racking solutions; and through joint ventures, complete ceiling grid solutions; automotive tooling and stampings; and steel framing for commercial construction. Worthington employs approximately 12,000 people and operates 78 facilities in 11 countries.