Sims Bros. Recycling appoints CEO

Scott Knowles previously served as company’s vice president of regulatory affairs.

March 25, 2014
Recycling Today Staff
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Sims Brothers Recycling CEO
Scott Knowles

Sims Bros. Recycling, a recycling company based in Marion, Ohio, has promoted Scott Knowles to the position of CEO.

Knowles previously served as vice president of regulatory affairs and compliance and general counsel. The announcement was made by Gary Sims, president and chairman of the company's board of directors.

Knowles will be in charge of managing the administrative aspects and resources of Sims Bros. as well as developing and implementing high-level corporate strategies.

Prior to joining Sims Bros. Recycling, Knowles worked for 10 years at Keis George LLP, a legal firm specializing in insurance litigation.

“Sims Brothers Recycling is a family business, and I’m delighted to have my son-in-law Scott take the reins of the company at this time,” says Sims. “He is well-respected by his co-workers because of his own unique blend of experience, personality, drive and spirit. We are very fortunate to have someone of Scott’s caliber leading the management team.”

Sims Bros., with four Ohio locations, buys, accepts, transports, processes, brokers and sells all types of recyclables, including scrap iron and steel, nonferrous metals, cardboard, newspaper, high grade paper, plastics, electronic scrap and glass.