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Vecoplan expands management board

| The Supervisory Board of Vecoplan AG has appointed Michael Lambert to its Management Board effective 1 April 2019.
BIR

BIR: New chairman for Plastics Committee

| BIR President Ranjit Baxi has appointed Henk Alssema, Chairman of Vita Plastics in the Netherlands, as new Chairman of the BIR Plastics Committee.

New president for BIR Textiles Division

| The board of the BIR Textiles Division has appointed Martin Böschen as new divisional President.

ISRI names Holly Arthur as senior vice president

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has announced the hiring of Holly Arthur as Senior Vice President.
BIR

Former BIR President Jake Farber has passed away

| BIR has informed that former BIR President Jake Farber (President Emeritus, Alpert & Alpert (Los Angeles, USA)) passed away the day before yesterday at the age of 94.

TOMRA CEO wins European Business leaders Award

| Tomra’s president and CEO, Stefan Ranstrand was named ‘best CEO in the sustainable resource management industry’ in the prestigious European CEO Awards.

Colin Walsh joins Re-Gen Waste Board

| Re-Gen Waste Limited has announced that Colin Walsh, Chief Executive and founder of Crescent Capital, has been appointed to its board of directors.

New CEO for ZenRobotics

| The board of waste robot company ZenRobotics has appointed Wolfgang Schiller as the new CEO of ZenRobotics, effective immediately.

New President for Plastics Europe

| Javier Constante, Commercial Vice President, Packaging and Specialty Plastics Business EMEA of DOW Europe succeeds Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis, who was elected President of the European Chemical Industry Council at the end of October.

Director, Steve Burton, Face of a Vibant Economy!

| Director, and founding member of Andusia Recovered Fuels has been nominated as one of the 2018 ‘Faces of a Vibrant Economy’ by accounting network, Grant Thornton.

Remi Le Grand Named Max-AI® Regional Sales Manager

| Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has named Remi Le Grand to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Max-AI.
BIR

Gregory Schnitzer new President of BIR Ferrous Division

| Mr Schnitzer is Vice-President of Ferrous Sales at Oregon based Schnitzer Steel Industries (USA) and has been with the company since 2003.

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.