Houston-based glass recycler Strategic Materials Inc. has announced the appointment of Mike Hajost as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). He will lead the finance and information technology business functions.
Hajost is the former senior vice president and CFO of Accuride Corp., a leader in developing wheel-end components for the heavy truck and trailer industry. He played a key role in transitioning Accuride to a private company and executed two acquisitions, significantly expanding the size and geographic scope of the company, Strategic Materials says in the news release announcing his appointment.
“Mike is a great addition to our senior leadership team,” says Strategic Materials President and Chief Executive Officer Denis Suggs. “I have every confidence that Mike’s corporate leadership experience will be a catalyst in achieving our strategic objectives. We welcome Mike to our team and look forward to his many contributions as we continue to execute on our growth strategy.”
Hajost is a graduate of the United States Military Academy – West Point and Booth Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in engineering and Master of Business Administration, respectively.
Strategic Materials is the industry leader in recovering and processing postconsumer and postindustrial glass. The company supplies cullet for container glass, fiberglass insulation and specialty glass applications.