Ronnie Browning was recently named Supply Chain Management Director at AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company. In his role, Browning will oversee domestic and global purchases, contracts, warehousing, and material and inventory control.
Browning joined AMERICAN in 1978 and worked in the Melting and Maintenance Departments before being selected as a buyer in the Purchasing Department in 1984. He worked as a buyer until 1993 when he was named purchasing manager. In 2006, Browning was selected senior purchasing manager, a position he held until his recent promotion. Browning’s father, Gene, retired from the Maintenance Department in 1985.
Browning received his bachelor’s degree in materials engineering with a minor in mathematics in 1990 from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
In his time with AMERICAN, Browning has served on various project teams and completed numerous training classes and seminars. He is a member of the Institute of Supply Chain Management, American Foundry Society and American Purchasing Society. He previously served on the board of trustees for the Alabama Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranches, St. Clair County High School and Odenville Elementary School. He is a lifetime member of the Alabama Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranches Builders Club.
Browning and his wife, Pam, have two daughters and seven grandchildren. They are members of Branchville Church in Odenville.