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Sims Metal Management names new chief executive and managing director

Staff writer |
Sydney, Australia - October 8, 2013, Sydney, Australia - Sims Metal Management, a metals and electronics recycler, announces the appointment of Galdino Claro as new chief executive officer and managing director, effective November 4, 2013.




Mr. Claro has nearly 30 years of global executive leadership experience in the worldwide metals industry. He has, most recently, since July 2010, served as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Metals & Minerals at Harsco Corporation.

Prior to joining Harsco in 2009, Mr. Claro served as CEO of Aleris Americas, a division of Aleris International Inc., a global leader in the aluminum rolling and recycling industries. Prior to Aleris, Mr. Claro was the president and CEO of the metals processing group of Heico Companies LLC, a Chicago-based firm specializing in acquiring underperforming companies and growing them into industry leaders.

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