With a degree from Vanderbilt University in international business, Mr. McCloy has worked in several European countries for some of the biggest multi-national corporations. Currently, as the Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Technical Services for Tokai Carbon Graphite Electrodes, Mr. McCloy has the full commercial responsibilities of the company’s Graphite Electrodes business in North America. He is responsible for all customer and market facing aspects in North America. Before joining Tokai Carbon through the acquisition of SGL’s Graphite Electrode business, Mr. McCloy was Head of Global Strategy, Marketing and the Director of Sales Americas for SGL’s Graphite Electrode division. With his deep involvement in the strategic direction of the global and local business, Mr. McCloy has an in depth knowledge and understanding of the macro and micro aspects of the graphite electrode markets and external factors.