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.