Anderson named regional
sales manager for ACS
ACS Group welcomed Mike Anderson who will
take on the role of regional sales manager in Florida where he
will be a direct salesman for all of the ACS Group product lines.
Anderson comes to ACS Group with over 16
years of experience selling granulators, having started out in
the AEC/Nelmor division where he worked as an inside sales assistant
for two years, he then moved to Conair for five years and then
on to Rapid for an additional nine years.
New Liberty Tire executive
focuses on rubber asphalt
Pittsburgh-based Liberty Tire Recycling announced
the appointment of Douglas D. Carlson as vice president of asphalt
products. In his new role, Carlson will help Liberty Tire Recycling
focus on the emerging market of rubber asphalt.
A recognized expert in the use of rubberized
asphalt, tire recycling and granulated tire rubber in engineering
materials, Carlson has held a number of executive and managerial
positions during his career. This includes his most recent position
as the director of the Rubber Pavement Association. In the last
decade alone, he has authored twelve published reports on a variety
of rubberized asphalt-related topics.
Olympic Steel announces
Olympic Steel, Inc. announced that Eva Miranda
is the 2010 recipient of the Chairman’s Humanitarian Award.
Miranda was recognized for using her language
skills to broaden the reach of local philanthropic initiatives.
As a fluent Spanish speaker, she has supported several organizations,
including the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois where she volunteers
as a wish granter, by overcoming the language barrier for non-English
speakers in the community.
Miranda joined Olympic Steel in 2007 as an
intern at the company’s corporate headquarters before transitioning
to her current role as human resources representative for the
Schaumburg, Illinois facility.
The Chairman’s Humanitarian Award is presented annually for extraordinary
contributions to the community or for a special initiative, resourcefulness
and courage in an emergency situation on or off the job.
Fecon announces Brian
Kile as territory manager
Fecon announced that Brian Kile is their new
Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regional manager.
Kile will offer sales support for dealers
and customers by offering demos, technical support, start-ups
and operator training. Kile comes to Fecon with a strong background
in heavy equipment sales.
Harsco announces executive
Harsco Corporation announced major appointments
within the Company’s senior executive management structure. The
appointments, are all effective immediately.
Harsco chairman and CEO Salvatore D. Fazzolari will add the office
of president to his responsibilities, becoming chairman, president
and CEO of the company. A 30 year veteran of Harsco, Fazzolari
has been chairman and CEO since 2008 and has been responsible
for developing and executing the Company’s envisioned future
business transformation roadmap.
Stephen J. Schnoor, who serves the company
as senior vice president and CFO, will add the role of treasurer
to his responsibilities, bringing together the Company’s worldwide
financial organization under single executive leadership as senior
vice president, CFO and treasurer.
Richard A. Sullivan, who joined Harsco at
the beginning of 2009 as vice president of business transformation,
will add the role of chief supply chain officer to his responsibilities.
In this additional role, Sullivan will direct the implementation
of the key initiatives developed to streamline and strengthen
Harsco’s global supply chain.
The executive operating management team that
reports directly to Fazzolari has been reorganized to include
new promotions and appointments within the Company’s principal
operating groups. Galdino J. Claro, who joined Harsco in 2009,
will assume the title of executive vice president and group CEO
for the company’s Harsco Metals and Harsco Minerals business
Both executive vice president positions as
well as their respective group CFOs and other key group leaders
will be based at Harsco’s world headquarters in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
to provide centralized senior leadership and collaboration in
executing the Company’s strategic plans.
In addition, Scott W. Jacoby has been named
vice president and group president of the Harsco Rail business
group, and Scott H. Gerson will become vice president and group
president of the company’s Harsco Industrial business group.
Gerson will also continue his responsibilities as the company’s
chief information officer until the appointment of his successor.
Jacoby and Gerson will also report directly to Fazzolari.
Brookfield expands into
the Chicago market
Brookfield Resource Management, a recycling
company serving the New York metro area, has formed a joint venture
with Wilkins Rebuilders Supply, Inc.
The new company, Brookfield Iron & Metal LLC, will recycle
a wide variety of items including end-of-life commercial and
passenger vehicles and all grades of scrap metal.
The new company, located in Chicago Heights,
Illinois, began operations at the end of May and is expected
to employ 15 people within the first 12 months of operation.
The company recently took delivery of several pieces of recycling
equipment including a 70’ truck scale, a Sennebogen 830 material
handler, a Komastu PC350 with a LaBounty MSD 3000 shear and a
Sierra RB6000 logger/baler.
Leslie Equipment joins
Bandit’s sales force
To assist with chipper sales and the wood
waste recycling business in the logging sector, Bandit Industries
signed Leslie Equipment Company as a new dealer for the southern
Bandit whole tree chippers and Beast recyclers
are a natural complement to their existing lines and provide
opportunities for expansion into new markets.
Bandit added 7 new dealers in 43 locations
over the past 6 months.
Universal Stainless names
McSorley VP of finance
Universal Stainless & Alloy Products,
Inc. announced that Douglas M. McSorley has been named vice president
of finance, chief financial officer and treasurer of the company.
McSorley, most recently served as chief financial
officer of PSC Metals, Inc., an Icahn Enterprises L.P. scrap
metal recycling company operating in the United States and Canada.
He joined a predecessor company to PSC as controller in 1994,
after serving five years with Deloitte & Touche LLP in Ontario, Canada,
where he worked as a chartered accountant. In addition to holding
positions of increasing responsibility and leadership, McSorley
also was responsible for the acquisition and financial consolidation
of several companies over the course of his 15 year career at
Morbark adds B & G
Equipment to dealer list
B & G Equipment, specializing in forestry
equipment, parts and service, is now the authorized dealer of
Morbark industrial equipment in all of Mississippi and select
counties in Tennessee.
In business for over 30 years, B & G is based in Philadelphia,
Mississippi and has branches in Iuka, Magnolia and Hattiesburg.
Tubelite adds Mike Efeney
to architectural sales
Mike Efeney joined Tubelite Inc. representing
the company’s architectural aluminum products in northern Texas
Located near Dallas in Rockwall, Texas, Efeney
shares educational and technical information on Tubelite’s contribution
to green goals such as the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED®
Efeney is well-versed in LEED criteria and
other green building guidelines. Most recently, he worked as
a sales manager with Armstrong World Industries, Inc.’s Ceilings
– Architectural Specialties. While there, he was responsible
for high-end wood and metal products, as well as coordination
for nine local representatives serving Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana,
New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
Drawing from nearly 20 years of experience
in architectural product sales, the majority of Efeney’s career
has been in the glass and glazing industry. After graduating
from the University of North Texas, he began working with U.S.
Efeney accepted a position with Vistawall
as territory sales manager for North Texas and western Oklahoma.
He continued to grow sales and develop strong customer relationships,
leading to his eventual role as district sales manager with responsibilities
for four local sales representatives, major projects in the southern
states, and architectural consultations.
Bejac becomes newest
Constantino Lannes, president of Sennebogen
North America, recently announced that Bejac Corporation has
been appointed as the newest addition to the company’s distributor
network for Sennebogen. Bejac Corporation, headquartered in Placentia,
will represent Sennebogen products for the state of California
from its five branches serving in San Diego, Los Angeles, Inland
Empire, Sacramento, Redding and the Oakland Bay area.
With its fleet of excavators, wheel loaders,
compactors, air compressors, demolition tools, forestry and logging
equipment, and machine fed chippers and grinders, Bejac serves
a wide variety of customers and applications that exclude it
from being labeled as a traditional ‘dirt house.’
WM acquires medical waste
WM Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary
of Waste Management, Inc., announced that it has acquired a medical
waste processing facility and certain other medical waste business
assets located in Phoenix, Arizona, from Milum Textile Services
Co., a provider of linen services and medical waste collection
and treatment services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The purchase of the medical waste autoclave
facility fits into Waste Management’s strategy to manage solid
waste, medical, recycling and pharmaceutical waste for the healthcare
industry. The 35,000 square-feet facility today serves approximately
250 licensed healthcare facility customers, employs 6 people
and has the capacity to process 30 tons of medical waste per
Synalloy board names
Richard D. Sieradzki CFO
Synalloy Corporation, a producer of stainless
steel pipe, fabricator of stainless and carbon steel piping systems,
and producer of specialty chemicals, announced that the board
of directors made permanent the appointment of Richard D. Sieradzki
to the position of chief financial officer.
Sieradzki has been interim CFO since early
April. He has served as assistant vice president, finance since
June 2007. Prior to joining the company, he was employed by Buffets,
Inc. – Ryan’s Division as divisional vice president, finance
from 2006 to 2007.
STW Resources names Garwood
STW Resources Holding Corp., a water reclamation
company, reported that Jeffrey R. Garwood, former president and
CEO of General Electric Water & Process Technologies, Trevose,
Pennsylvania, has agreed to serve as a personal consultant to
Stanley Weiner, chief executive officer of STW Resources.
Having worked with McKinsey & Co., DuPont and start up companies
as well as GE, Garwood currently consults with companies in the
clean technology area. He advises them on strategic planning
Garwood served as president and CEO of GE
Water & Process
Technologies, a business unit of GE Infrastructure, from 2006
to 2009. He joined GE in 1992, in business development and sourcing
at GE’s global headquarters and later served in a variety of
management roles at GE Plastics, leading the engineered styrenics
resins business and plant management responsibilities.
He worked outside GE from 1999 to 2001, as
chief operating officer for Commerx and Youcentric, early stage
IT firms. He rejoined GE Aircraft Engines in 2001 as president
of Garrett Aviation Services and was named president and CEO
of GE Fanuc Automation in 2003.
Garwood began his career in 1984 as a process
engineer with DuPont with responsibilities for water treatment,
powerhouse and boiler management, air compression and Nitric
Acid production. After DuPont, he spent more than more than four
years as a consultant with McKinsey & Co.