Sims Bros. names new chief operating officer

Garrett Tracey previously served as vice president of the Ohio company’s ferrous division.

March 31, 2014
Recycling Today Staff

Gary Sims, president and chairman of Sims Bros. Recycling, a Marion, Ohio-based recycling company, has announced the promotion of Garrett Tracey to the position of COO and chief commercial officer (CCO). Tracey, who joined Sims Bros. in 2008, previously served as vice president of the company’s ferrous division.

As COO, Tracey will be responsible for the direction, operation, management and profitability of the company's’ four Ohio scrap yards. His CCO responsibilities will include overseeing purchasing, sales and market positioning programs as well as guiding long-term scrap management initiatives and key commercial agreements.

Prior to joining Sims Bros., Tracey was district manager and trader at Tube City IMS in Cincinnati. He also has worked for the David J. Joseph Co.

“Garrett has a strong background in a wide variety of disciplines, and his professionalism and industry knowledge has been a major contributor to the growth of the company,” says Gary Sims. "I’m confident his leadership ability will assist in Sims Bros. Recycling’s continued success, consistent with our goal of constantly providing new and innovative ways to help our customers enjoy more success in their business."