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.
About Worthington Industries
Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Company’s brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman®, Bernzomatic®, Balloon Time®, Mag Torch®, Well-X-Trol®, General®, Garden-Weasel®, Pactool International® and Hawkeye™. Worthington’s WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Worthington operates 53 facilities in 15 states and seven countries, sells into over 90 countries and employs approximately 8,000 people. Founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities.