Steve Peterson named president of Zeus Industrial Products Inc.

Steve Peterson has been named president of SCBIO investor group Zeus Industrial Products Inc., a polymer extrusion manufacturer and material science innovation company based in Orangeburg, effective immediately.

Peterson previously held the position of global head of marketing and sales and senior vice president. He will continue to report to Zeus CEO John Winarchick.

“Since joining Zeus in 2017, Steve has been leading the global sales and marketing function,” Winarchick said in a news release. “During this time, he has demonstrated exceptional customer focus and leadership. Along with his ample skill set and experience, these capabilities will prove extremely valuable in his new role.”

Peterson will focus on developing growth strategies and team building.

"I look forward to leading our 1,500-plus employees around the globe as we continue to deliver top-notch service to our customers,” Peterson said. “I will focus on maintaining the growth momentum Zeus has enjoyed since its inception. I am grateful for the confidence placed in me and am excited to assume this new role.”

During a career that has spanned more than 20 years, Peterson has held global leadership positions with TE ConnectivitySamsung Electronics and General Electric.