Executive Team

Tamara Lundgren

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tamara joined Schnitzer in September 2005 as Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. In April 2006, she became Executive Vice President, Strategy and Investments and President - Shared Services. She was elected Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in November 2006 and President and Chief Executive Officer in December 2008. Prior to joining Schnitzer Tamara was a managing director at JPMorgan Chase in London, which she joined in 2001, and a managing director at Deutsche Bank AG in New York and London from 1996-2001. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Tamara was a partner at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Washington, D.C. Tamara has a B.A. from Wellesley College and a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law.

Richard Peach

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Richard joined Schnitzer in March 2007 as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in December 2007. From March 2007 through December 2007, he also served as Schnitzer's Chief Accounting Officer. Richard was the Chief Financial Officer and a Senior Vice President with the multi-state energy utility, PacifiCorp, based in Portland, Oregon from 2003 to 2006. Previously, he served in a variety of executive positions with Scottish Power, the international energy company headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, including Group Controller from 2000 through 2002, Head of United Kingdom Customer Services from 1999 to 2000 and Head of Energy Supply Finance from 1997 to 1999. Richard is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and he has a degree in Accountancy from Glasgow College of Technology.

Michael Henderson

Senior Vice President and President, Metals Recycling Business

Mike joined Schnitzer in April 2012 as Chief Operating Officer of the Metals Recycling Business and became President of the Metals Recycling Business in August 2013. Prior to joining Schnitzer, Mike was Eastern Region President for Sims Metal Management where he was responsible for 26 facilities, including four shredders and five port locations. He began his career with Naparano Iron & Metal and has more than 30 years in the scrap industry, including expertise in both the ferrous and nonferrous sides of the business.

Jeffrey Dyck

Senior Vice President and President, Steel Manufacturing Business

Jeff joined Schnitzer’s Steel Manufacturing Business in February 1994 and has served in a variety of positions, including Manager of the Rolling Mills and Director of Operations of the Steel Manufacturing Business, prior to his promotion to President in June 2005. Prior to joining Cascade Steel he worked for Morgan Construction Company, a manufacturer of bar and rod mills, as a Metallurgical Engineer providing technical research, assistance to sales, and field services to rolling mills throughout the world. Jeff has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

Thomas Klauer

Senior Vice President and President, Auto Parts Business

Tom has been the President of the Auto Parts Business since 2003. Prior to that, Tom acted in a COO role overseeing car purchasing and operations for Pick-n-Pull. Tom joined the Pick-n-Pull team in 1989 at the San Jose location. Prior to 1989, Tom owned and operated several recycling and parts facilities in Northern California.

Richard Josephson

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Rich joined Schnitzer in January 2006 as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to joining Schnitzer, Rich was a Member of the law firm Stoel Rives LLP, where he had practiced law since 1973. Rich has a B.A. in Psychology from Case Western Reserve University and earned a J.D. degree from William & Mary Law School.

Belinda Hyde

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Belinda joined Schnitzer in October 2011 as Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining Schnitzer, Belinda was VP of Human Resources with Celanese, a global specialty materials company, from 2008 to 2011. Previously, she led the talent management, development, and communications functions for biotech Life Technologies from 2005 to 2008. Belinda also worked at Dell Computer from 2000 to 2005 in a variety of Human Resources leadership positions. Belinda holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston.

Stefano Gaggini

Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

Stefano joined Schnitzer in July 2011 as Senior Manager of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting and became Director of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting in March 2012. He became Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer in December 2013. Prior to joining Schnitzer, Stefano was a senior manager at KPMG LLP, where he served in various auditing roles since 1998 in the Portland, Oregon and Zurich, Switzerland offices. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Oregon.