Leadership & Board of Directors


president - building products & sustainable energy solutions

Eric Smolenski


Worthington Industries Inc.

Eric Smolenski was named president of Worthington Industries’ Building Products and Sustainable Energy Solutions in June 2021.

He joined Worthington Industries in 1994 and has served in several capacities in various departments throughout his career, including accounting, finance, human resources and information technology. Smolenski was named vice president of human resources in 2006. In 2012, he was named chief information officer before being named general manager of Worthington’s oil and gas equipment business in 2015. In 2019 he was named president of the Pressure Cylinders Division. Prior to being named president, he served as general manager of the Company’s industrial products business.

Smolenski received his MBA from Otterbein University and his bachelor’s degree in accounting from The Ohio State University. A member of the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium’s Board of Directors, Smolenski resides in Galena, Ohio with his wife and three children.