Jay Robinovitz joined Alter Trading in September 2009 as Senior Vice President and Chief Officer of Operations. He was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in 2012; and on January 1, 2018, became President and Chief Executive Officer. Jay has over 35 years of experience in the metal recycling industry. Prior to joining Alter, Jay was employed by Schnitzer Steel Industries where he held various senior management positions including Vice President of Business Development and Major Capital Investments, VP and COO of the Auto Parts Division, and VP of Northwest Operations. Prior to that Jay was General Manager, Ferrous Division with Aerospace Metals, Inc. in Hartford, Connecticut. Jay has been an active member of the industry at large and has worked to change regulations surrounding scrap theft, increase the recycling capabilities of plastics, and he is a champion of global environmentally sustainable recycling practices.