names executive director in Canada
Call2Recycle®, North America's only free battery
and cell phone collection program, heightened commitment to diverting
batteries from Canada’s landfills with the appointment of a new
Canadian executive director and a reconstituted board of directors,
as well as the opening of a new office in Toronto.
Earlier this year, Call2Recycle also began collecting all household
batteries, including alkaline, at thousands of collection sites
throughout British Columbia and Ontario.
Joe Zenobio was appointed executive director for Call2Recycle
Canada, charged with driving the strategic direction for the
organization’s expanding Canadian presence and serving as the
liaison between battery manufacturers, government agencies and
Call2Recycle’s program participants. Zenobio most recently served
in various leadership roles in Canada and the United States including
president, chief operating officer and senior vice president,
products and solutions for GS1, an e-commerce and value chain
To further support the evolving landscape, RBRCC, the non-profit
that operates Call2Recycle Canada, has appointed a new board
of directors to oversee its Canadian operations. The new board
includes representatives from all facets of the battery manufacturing
industry. Additional positions will be filled in the future to
reflect the organization’s growth.
The new RBRCC board members include Nick Aubry, manager, national
parts operations and environment service, Sony Canada; Kent Hatton,
brand group director, Energizer Canada, Inc.; Alan Moyer, director,
Panasonic Canada; Susan E. Nieuwhof, director, external relations,
Proctor & Gamble Canada; Gary Van Heerwaarden, director –
team lead, Rayovac; and Carl Smith, president and CEO of Call2Recycle.