Leadership and

Board of Directors

Richard G. Welch


Worthington Industries, Inc.

Richard G. Welch joined Worthington Industries in September of 1999 as assistant controller and was named controller in March of 2000.

Before joining Worthington, Welch served in various accounting and financial reporting capacities with Time Warner Cable including assistant controller from March 1999 through September 1999. Prior to that he worked for Ernst & Young from 1984 to 1990.

Welch graduated from Brigham Young University in 1984 with a degree in accounting and earned his CPA designation in 1986.

Welch currently serves on the Simon Kenton Council Board of the Boy Scouts of America. He is married and has five children.

Worthington Industries is a leading global diversified metals manufacturing company with 2019 fiscal year sales of $3.8 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 10,500 people and operates 70 facilities in 7 countries.