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Alter Trading’s ‘veteran’ new VP

United States – Alter Trading Company of the USA has appointed David Klein to the position of vice president – non-ferrous marketing and trading.

Klein, who has been with the business since 2004 and is described as a ′company veteran′, will oversee Alter Trading′s international trade and will have responsibility for inventory and price risk management on physical and terminal markets.

′His advancement in the company is testament to his knowledge of metals, his trading capabilities, as well as his supervisory and administrative skill,′ notes Alter Trading′s senior vice president Robert Stein.

Klein began his metals career in 1997 with the Illinois-based Alimar Corporation, an aluminium trading business. Alter Trading has been in the scrap metal sector for 116 years and is currently in its fifth generation of family ownership. Besides over 50 processing facilities and multiple trading offices throughout the USA, the company has set up the Alter Hong Kong Ltd subsidiary in order to cater to large Asian markets such as China.

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