NEW YORK Alter Trading
Corp. has appointed Jay Robinovitz as its new president and
chief operating officer effective Jan. 1.
Robinovitz will replace Robert
S. Goldstein, who has been the metals recycling companys
president since 1989.
Goldstein will continue to serve
as chairman and chief executive officer, positions he has held
Robinovitz joined Alter Trading
as its senior vice president and chief officer of operations in
September 2009. He has been in the industry for more 30 years,
previously serving in various capacities at Portland,
Ore.-based Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc.
St. Louis-based Alter Trading
operates 43 metals recycling facilities and five trading
offices in the United States.
In the past few months, the
company has ramped up its business offerings by buying out
Milwaukee-based recycler Miller Compressing Co. (
amm.com, Sept. 28) and expanding in Illinois (
amm.com, Dec. 4).