2017 Speakers Include:

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Jim Keefe

Shailesh Gothal

Gemini Corp

Shailesh is a technocrat and specialised in Supply chain Finance and Supply Chain Management technologies. He is having 15 years of experience in Plastic Recycling Domain. He is a speaker in EMEA region for GTR and EuroFinance for SCF.

Jim Keefe

Jim Keefe

Executive Vice President/Publisher
Recycling Today Media Group

Mr. James R. Keefe joined GIE Media, Recycling Today’s parent company, in 1991 in a sales and market research capacity.

During his career, he has overseen the continuing development of Recycling Today magazine, which is today the leading business magazine serving the recycling industry. In addition, he has managed the launch of its website, www.RecyclingToday.com, as well as numerous publication launches.

Jim currently serves as an executive vice president for GIE Media and is a member of the firm’s executive management team. He is a graduate of Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

Bill Moore

Bill Moore

Moore & Associates

Mr. Bill Moore is president of Moore & Associates, an international consulting firm engaged in providing a range of market research and strategic services to the global paper recycling industry. Prior to his many years as a consultant, he held a series of positions in the solid waste, paper and recycling industries. At Moore & Associates, he has served more than 250 clients on more than 450 projects. Mr. Moore’s knowledge base includes all aspects of the worldwide supply and demand of recovered paper.

Jim Keefe

Craig Robinson

Purchasing Manager
Cycle Link UK

Craig has held several management positions within recovered fibre procurement at UPM since joining the company in 2002 and has been the head of RCP market & operations – U.K. since October 2011. He is responsible for sourcing the market volumes of RCP and comingled material for the UPM Shotton newsprint mill in Deeside, North Wales, U.K., along with the sale of all recyclables from the MRF and external sorting operations. Prior to joining UPM, Craig, a forester by profession, spent 14 years in the commercial forestry industry primarily in the harvesting and marketing of round timber.

Brian Taylor

Managing Editor
Recycling Today Media Group

Brian Taylor joined the Recycling Today Media Group in September 1997 and serves as an editor for the media group.

The Recycling Today Media Group, based in Valley View, Ohio, USA, is part of GIE Media Inc.

Taylor, a graduate of the University of Toledo in Ohio, has been a business journalist for 25 years. In his current role, he works from Hong Kong tracking commodity pricing and also gathers information on processing technologies, equipment and emerging markets in the recycling industry.

Hrishikesh Vora

Victory Creations

Backed by a solid 100 years of business background, the Victory Creations family is a fourth generation business that has evolved tremendously. An ancestral blood line of international trading has boosted the growth of the company & taken the business to great heights. “One Stop Shop For All Your Paper Requirements” is our motto that we pride ourselves with.

Hrishikesh Vora - the 4th generation young and dynamic CEO who has brought in fresh enthusiasm and contemporary methods to the business takes pride in expanding the business with his regular travelling across the globe, taking pride in understanding waste paper plants and related paper stock lot industries all across the world.

Jim Keefe

Andreas Walser

Managing Director
Hamburger Recycling

Andreas Walser has served as the managing director of Hamburger Recycling Group GmbH for four years. Hamburger Recycling Group GmbH operates collection and trade activities with a variety of waste in east and southeast Europe, focusing on paper for recycling and for the supply of secondary raw materials for the industry. Walser is also the managing director of ZWS Recycling GmbH in Regensburg, a middle-class plastic recycling company. Before his activities at Hamburger Recycling GmbH, Walser worked in the disposal business in a middle-class enterprise for 18 years, serving eight years as managing director. His work focused on the collecting, treating and commercialization of secondary raw materials.

Additional Speakers Include:

Hendrik Beel, Steinert/RTT
Michaela Kessemeier, Steinert GmbH
Sebastian Behr, General Manager, JERICH Germany GmbH