CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esmark, Inc. announced with sadness the passing of Hans Joachim Schmidt, father of Esmark founding investor and long-time member of the Esmark board of directors, Uwe T. Schmidt. The Schmidt family played an integral role in establishing Esmark’s leading position in the company’s steel and tin operations. “Hans Joachim was a role model and inspiration to his sons who in turn were instrumental in fueling the success of Esmark and establishing our roots in several industries. More so, he was an incredible person, father, friend and industrialist.” Tweet this Hans Joachim Schmidt, who passed away on Feb. 19, 2023, at...

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL.; March 21, 2023 – Esmark, Inc. announced with sadness the passing of Hans Joachim Schmidt, father of Esmark founding investor and long-time member of the Esmark board of directors, Uwe T. Schmidt. The Schmidt family played an integral role in establishing Esmark’s leading position in the company’s steel and tin operations. Hans Joachim Schmidt, who passed away on Feb. 19, 2023, at the age of 90, was an admired leader and internationally recognized business executive serving the international iron and steel industry for 45 years. “We are saddened to share news of Hans Joachim’s passing. Our thoughts are with...