Former Aleris Executive Joins Alpert & Alpert

Alan Dick named president at Alpert & Alpert Iron & Metal Inc.

March 12, 2013
Recycling Today Staff

Los Angeles-based Alpert & Alpert Iron & Metal Inc. has announced the appointment of Alan Dick as its president, effective April 1, 2013.

Dick joins Alpert & Alpert from Ohio-based aluminum producer Aleris, where he most recently was executive vice president and CEO - global recycling. Prior to that he led the Aleris rolled products business unit and the global metal procurement division of Aleris.

In his new role, Dick will have responsibility for all aspects of the business operations at Alpert & Alpert Iron & Metal Inc., according to an Alpert & Alpert news release. He replaces Alan Alpert, who will become the president of The Alpert Group LLC holding company.

“We are thrilled to add Alan Dick to our leadership team,” says Howard Farber, chairman and CEO of The Alpert Group LLC. “Our organization has been evolving over the past several years, and we believe now is the right time to add someone with external leadership experience to our team.”

Adds Alan Alpert, “Alan Dick’s integrity and character, combined with his vast experience, will bring a great wealth of knowledge and vision to our company.”

Alpert & Alpert is a third generation family owned business established in 1930. It has grown to become one of the world’s leading scrap metal recycling companies, with offices and representatives in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, South America, Europe, India and the Middle East. The company’s processing and trading emphasis on nonferrous metals. (A 2011 Recycling Today profile of Alpert & Alpert can be found here.)