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New managing director for Max-AI

| Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Matthias Erdmannsdoerfer Managing Director of Max-AI.

Umicore appoints An Steegen as Chief Technology Officer

| Umicore announced today that it has appointed An Steegen as its new Chief Technology Officer and as a member of its Executive Committee, succeeding Denis Goffaux who was appointed Executive Vice President, Energy & Surface Technologies earlier this year.

Andusia Promote General Manager, Mark Terrell, to Director

| Over the past year, Andusia has experienced a surge in growth into other markets and different types of recovered fuels, resulting in the growth of the team and particularly with this promotion of Mark to Director.
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ISRI Elects Mel Wright as Director-at-Large to Board

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Board of Directors recently elected Mel Wright of Wright’s Scrap Metals in Beaumont, Texas to a Director-at-Large position. Mr. Wright will be filling a term ending in 2019.
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Geotech appoints new territoy manager for APAC region

| Geotech, designer and manufacturer of gas analysis technology, has announced the appointment of Jesse Yu as its Territory Manager in the Asia Pacific region.

New COO and CFO for Weitsman Recycling

| Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling CEO Adam Weitsman has announced the hiring of Jack Canty as Chief Operating Officer and Timothy Rake as Chief Financial Officer.

Tomra expands global technology division

| Tomra has announced the appointment of Felix Flemming to Head of Digital for Tomra Sorting Solutions.

Umicore announces changes to Executive Committee and Board

| Umicore announced today some changes to the composition of its Executive Committee, that will be effective from 1 April this year, and some changes to the Board of Directors to be approved by the next Ordinary Shareholders' meeting on 26 April.

New CEO for Sesotec

| Xaver Auer, who joined Sesotec in 2011 in the course of a change of ownership and as CEO is in charge of strategy, sales, and subsidiaries, will leave the company at his own request at the end of February. As his successor Marc Setzen could be won.

New president for CEWEP

| At its annual election, the federation has elected Paul De Bruycker, who represents CEWEP’s Belgian member, Belgian Waste-to-Energy (BW2E).
New Chair for EEA Management Board

New chair for EEA Management Board

| Laura Burke, head of Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took up her position as Chair of the EEA Management Board today, succeeding Elisabeth Freytag-Rigler at the end of her three-year term.

ISRI Elects Three New Directors-At-Large to Board

| During its summer 2017 Board and Governance Meetings, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), elected three new directors to its board. The new Directors-At-Large, serving two-year terms ending in 2019, are David Borsuk of Sadoff Iron & Metal Company, Adam Dumes of Cohen Recycling, and Colin Kelly of Schnitzer Steel Industries.

New Chief Operations Officer at Starlinger

| As of June 20, 2017, Hannes Vorderwinkler was appointed authorized representative and managing director under trade law; he is now in charge of the Austrian production plants at Starlinger & Co. GmbH.

New General Manager for Upstate Shredding’s New Castle operations

| George Ostendorf joins the East Coast’s scrap metal processor with more than 20 years management experience in the metals recycling industry