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Sims Metal Management Appoints Galdino Claro CEO

Written by Sandy Williams

Scrap supplier, Sims Metal Management, announced the appointment of Galdino Claro as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, effective Nov. 4. 

Claro joins Sims from Harsco Corporation, a global provider of industrial solutions and engineered products, where he has served as Executive Vice President and CEO of Metals and Minerals since July 2010. 

Claro’s experience in the metals industry spans nearly thirty years and includes executive positions in Aleris Americas and Heico Companies LLC.  He also served twenty years at Alcoa Inc. in senior positions in China, Europe and Latin America. 

Geoff Brunsdon, chairman of Sims Metal Management Limited said, “I am delighted that Galdino has agreed to lead our Company. He has the experience and tenacity, as well as the personal qualities and vision, to make the difficult decisions necessary to steer Sims Metal Management  through the global environment it confronts at this time, as well as positioning the Company for any recovery in international markets.”

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