| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| George Ostendorf joins the East Coast’s scrap metal processor with more than 20 years management experience in the metals recycling industry
| Waste management machinery designer and manufacturer Whitham Mills has appointed a new Northern Sales Manager to help manage its growing domestic business.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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, CEO of Versalis (Eni), has been elected President of PlasticsEurope, succeeding Patrick Thomas, CEO of Covestro, who held this office since 2011.
| 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 has announced that they have hired a long-time financial industry veteran to lead the company into its next phases of growth and expansion.
| The CEO of Munich-based Wacker Neuson SE, Cem Peksaglam, has announced to leave the company in August leaving the company.
| 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.