Gregory Schnitzer new President of BIR Ferrous Division

GregoryThe board of the BIR Ferrous Division has appointed Gregory Schnitzer as the new divisional President. Schnitzer is Vice- President of Ferrous Sales at Oregon based Schnitzer Steel Industries (USA) and has been with the company since 2003.

Schnitzer Steel Industries is a long-standing BIR member, and Schnitzer became active on the Ferrous Divisional board in 2010. The company is a global leader in the collection, processing, and sale of the world’s most recycled product: steel. Today, the company operates 95 recycling facilities,
including seven deep water ports – on both U.S. coasts and in Hawaii and Puerto Rico – which enable efficient delivery of processed scrap metals to steel mills and foundries around the world, says BIR. In his capacity as Ferrous Division President, Schnitzer is a member of the BIR Executive Committee and serves as Vice- President of the organisation.

BIR President Ranjit Baxi said Schnitzer’s vision and experience will be a great asset to BIR and its leadership. He also thanked Tom Bird of Chiho Environmental Group Limited for having served as Interim President of the BIR Ferrous Division for the past year.