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New CEO Europe for Cronimet

| Since September, Marijo Zeljko is responsible for the overall management of all European locations as well as purchasing and sales in this region.

Strabag: Digitalisation at board level

| Klemens Haselsteiner will be new member of Strabag's Management Board from 1 January 2020. Then, “Digitalisation, Enterprise Development and Innovation” will be at board level. The Size of Management Board is thus increased from five to six people.

New chairman for BIR Tyres & Rubber Committee

| BIR has announced that Mr Max Craipeau, CEO of Greencore Resources in Hong Kong, has been appointed as new Chairman of the organisation’s Tyres and Rubber Committee.

Jori Ringman new Director General of CEPI

| CEPI has announced that Jori Ringman has unanimously been appointed by the CEPI Board as successor to Sylvain Lhôte at the helm of the Brussels-based organisation.

13-year-old designs electronic monitoring system for compost bins

| A 13-year-old boy from Australia has won an international inventors award in Malaysia after designing a Wi-Fi enabled electronic monitoring system for compost bins.

Vecoplan expands management board

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