Effective January 1, 2024, Sebastian Hensel steps into the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), while Erik Cortese assumes the position of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Hensel Recycling North America. Concurrently, Rebecca Brown will take over the management of Hensel Recycling UK as Operations Manager.

Since 2017, Sebastian Hensel has held various positions at the UK subsidiary and was a member of the Board of Directors, most recently as Managing Director. Erik Cortese started with the company in 2010 and has been the Director of Sales since 2017.

Sebastian Hensel and Erik Cortese will jointly lead the operational management of the Hensel Recycling Group’s largest local branch. Andreas Friesen will relocate to Germany in May 2024 but will continue to guide the company’s fortunes in his capacity as President.

With more than 30 employees, Hensel Recycling North America is one of the leading recycling companies for catalytic converters and other materials containing precious metals in the USA. Originally specialized in the processing of metal foil catalysts, the company has expanded its portfolio in recent years and offers its customers a comprehensive range of services.