Amendment To Employment Agreement

Amendment No. 1 to Employment Agreement

EXECUTION VERSION


Exhibit 10.6

AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT

This Amendment No. 1 to the Employment Agreement (the "Amendment") is made as of June 15, 2007, by and between RathGibson, Inc., RGCH Holdings Corp., RGCH Holdings LLC (collectively, the "Employers"), and David Pudelsky ("Employee").

WHEREAS, the Employers and Employee are parties to an Employment Agreement dated as of March 3, 2006 (the "Employment Agreement"); and

WHEREAS, the Employers and Employee desire to amend the Employment Agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE, the parties agree as follows:

1.

All references in the Employment Agreement, and all Exhibits thereto, to Castle Harlan Partners IV, L.P. and Castle Harlan, Inc. shall be removed from the Employment Agreement and such exhibits.

2.

RGCH Holdings LLC hereby assigns its rights and obligations under the Employment Agreement to RG Tube Holdings LLC ("RG Tube") pursuant to section 9.6 of the Employment Agreement.  RG Tube shall replace RGCH Holdings LLC as a party to the Employment Agreement and all references to the LLC in the Employment Agreement and all Exhibits thereto shall refer to RG Tube.  The Employee hereby acknowledges and agrees that RGCH Holdings LLC has satisfied its obligations under the Employment Agreement and has assigned its rights and obligations under the Employment Agreement to RG Tube.

3.

Section 4.2 shall be amended in its entirety to read as follows:

"
Bonus.  The Employee shall be eligible to receive an annual bonus of up to 200% of Base salary ("Bonus") under a plan established by the Company or the Board (or a Committee thereof).  The Employee's target bonus shall be 100% of Base Salary (the "Target Bonus")."

4.

To the extent not amended hereby, the Employment Agreement shall continue with full   force and effect in accordance with its terms.



 

 

 



5.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Amendment has been entered into as of the date first set forth above.

RATHGIBSON, INC.

DAVID PUDELSKY

/s/ Harley B. Kaplan                                     

/s/ David Pudelsky                                     

By:  Harley B. Kaplan

By:  David Pudelsky

Title:  President and Chief Executive Officer

RGCH HOLDINGS CORP.

/s/ Harley B. Kaplan                                     

By:  Harley B. Kaplan

Title:  Chief Executive Officer


RGCH HOLDINGS LLC

/s/ William M. Pruellage                               

By:  William M. Pruellage

Title:  President

RG TUBE HOLDINGS LLC

/s/ Edward A. Johnson                                

 

By:  Edward A. Johnson

Title:  President