EMR announces the appointment of Jonathan Bower and Matt Hunt to its UK Metal Recycling team

World leading metal recycler, EMR is delighted to announce two key appointments in the expansion of its UK Metal Recycling team.

Jonathan Bower, Commercial Director, joins EMR having spent almost 30 years at ELG Haniel Metals Ltd, most recently in the role of Chief Commercial Officer, EMEA. During his time with ELG Jonathan carried out a wide range of roles, with a short spell in 2005 at Heppenstall Metal Company, before stepping up to the Chief Commercial role in 2012. 

Jonathan will work closely with EMR’s steelworks and foundry customers and maintain and enhance EMR’s relationships with the steelmaking industry and continue the development of sustainable materials for these industries.

Matt Hunt, Regional General Manager, Non-Ferrous, formerly Vice President Operations, EMEA for ELG Haniel Metals Ltd, brings vast experience to EMR having worked in a number of trading and commercial management roles during his time with ELG. This experience saw him step into an Operational Director role in 2018.

His new role with EMR will see him responsible for EMR’s UK non-ferrous commercial activity and operations in the Northern Region.

Ian Sheppard, Managing Director of Metal Recycling at EMR shared his delight on these appointments:

“I would like to welcome Jonathan and Matt in to the EMR family. Both bring with them a wealth of experience in the metal recycling industry which will prove invaluable in the years to come.

“The ambitious commitments made in our sustainability strategy, which details our journey to becoming net-zero, can only be achieved with the support and dedication of the teams that they will join.”