BIR appoints new E-Scrap Committee Chairman

Dr Helmut Kolba is Managing Director of Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH, which he joined in 2010.


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November 30 2020
 
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Dr Kolba, Managing Director of Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) announced the appointment of Dr Helmut Kolba of Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH as new chairman of the organisation’s E-Scrap Committee.

Dr Kolba is Managing Director of Remondis Electrorecycling GmbH, which he joined in 2010. He also worked for Sony Austria as Managing Director as well as for UFH, Austria’s largest compliance scheme for WEEE. During his time with UFH he served as chairman of the WEEE Forum as well. Dr Kolba is a trained lawyer and started his professional career working for insurance groups Allianz and UNIQA.

Remondis is one of the world's largest recycling, service and water companies. With over 30,000 employees and around 900 business locations on 4 continents, the group serves more than 30 million people and many thousands of companies.

“I am very happy that Dr Kolba has accepted the position within our E-Scrap Committee, and I am confident that he will bring a fresh vision and new initiatives to this important group of industry experts”, commented BIR President Tom Bird. He also extended his heartfelt thanks to outgoing chairman Thomas Papageorgiou, who will stay as an active member on the E-Scrap Committee, for his many years of dedication.

 

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