PITTSBURGH Scrap Metal
Services LLC (SMS) has hired Kerry Davidson as vice president
of human resources and in-house counsel.
Davidson previously was a labor
and employment attorney at Chicago law firm Levenfeld
Pearlstein LLC, where she worked for 14 years.
"As we continue our focused
expansion and resultant increase in the number of employees at
SMS, we are pleased to have such an experienced professional
join our team," said Jeffry Gertler, chief executive officer of
the Burnham, Ill.-based scrap metals recycler.
SMS operates scrap processing facilities in Alabama,
Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Texas. It recently purchased
Brownsville, Texas-based All Star Metals LLC and All Star
Shredding LLC, a metals shredder and ship breaking company (
amm.com, Aug. 10).