People

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
Whitham Mills

Whitham Mills drafts senior hire

| Waste management machinery designer and manufacturer Whitham Mills has appointed a new Northern Sales Manager to help manage its growing domestic business.

Wacker Neuson SE: Martin Lehner appointed new CEO

| Today, the Supervisory Board of Wacker Neuson SE has named the successor to Mr. Cem Peksaglam (CEO), whose contract expires in August 2017. Mr. Martin Lehner, CTO and current Deputy CEO, has been appointed to the position.

Appointment of Diana Kisro-Warnecke as an independent director

| At today’s Annual General Meeting of Recylex SA, shareholders approved the appointment of Diana Kisro-Warnecke as a director for a term of 3 years.

Linda Leone Appointed to ISRI Board

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) recently named Linda Leone to its Board of Directors. Leone will serve as a board member on behalf of the Association’s Paper Division. She also serves as the Paper Division’s 2nd Vice President.
Jean-Marc Boursier

Jean-Marc Boursier new FEAD president

| At its General Assembly on 21 June 2017 in Paris, FEAD appointed Jean-Marc Boursier as its new President taking over from David Palmer-Jones who chaired the European Federation of waste and resource management for three years.
Daniele Ferrari

Daniele Ferrari new President of Plastics Europe

| Daniele Ferrari, CEO of Versalis (Eni), has been elected President of PlasticsEurope, succeeding Patrick Thomas, CEO of Covestro, who held this office since 2011.
BIR

BIR confirms appointment of new Director General

| The BIR Executive Committee under the presidency of Ranjit Baxi is pleased to announce the appointment of Arnaud Brunet as BIR Director General as from 1 June 2017.

Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling hires new CFO

| Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling has announced that they have hired a long-time financial industry veteran to lead the company into its next phases of growth and expansion.
Wacker Neuson

CEO leaves Wacker Neuson

| The CEO of Munich-based Wacker Neuson SE, Cem Peksaglam, has announced to leave the company in August leaving the company.
BIR

BIR appoints Special Advisor for Hong Kong Convention

| With a view to enhancing the promotion and regional impact of BIR’s upcoming World Recycling Convention in Hong Kong, BIR President Ranjit Baxi has secured the support of Michael Lion.

SCS sents expert to federal advisory committee

| SCS Engineer’s Michelle Leonard has been appointed to Federal Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee to serve through the term of the Committee’s current charter which expires on August 18, 2018.

New managing director for Viridor

| Phil Piddington succeeds CEO Ian McAuly, who leaves the company to pursue other opportunities.

UK Recycling facts & figures

| Uk-based Forge Skip Hirehas put together a graphic, showing how far the UK has come in the years as a recycling nation, and also a handful of bitesize facts that helps put things into perspective.