Scrap Metal Services LLC (SMS), a Burnham, Ill.-based scrap metal recycling firm, has announced that Kerry Davidson has joined the company as its vice president of human resources and in-house counsel. She previously worked for the Chicago-based law firm Levenfeld Pearlstein for 14 years and has practiced as a labor and employment attorney in Chicago for close to 10 years.
“As we continue our focused expansion and resultant increase in the number of employees at SMS, we are pleased to have such an experienced professional join our team at this time,” SMS CEO Jeffry Gertler, says.
SMS also says Davidson has worked in Australia, which will give SMS an international perspective in the global scrap and steel market.
SMS operates scrap processing, steel mill services, and ship, barge, oil rig, transportation equipment (intermodal/truck/railcar) dismantling and recycling facilities throughout the United States. The company has scrap processing facilities in Illinois, Indiana, Alabama, Ohio and Texas. The company also provides full-service scrap management, consulting and purchasing services to industrial scrap generators, demolition contractors, maritime contractors, transportation and equipment leasing companies, on a local and national basis.