Executive Team

Tamara Lundgren

President and Chief Executive Officer

Tamara has been President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of Schnitzer’s Board of Directors since December 2008. She joined the Company in September 2005 as Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer and subsequently held roles of increasing responsibility, including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Schnitzer, Ms. Lundgren was an investment banker and lawyer with 25 years of experience in the U.S. and Europe. She was a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division of JPMorgan Chase, which she joined in 2001, and Deutsche Bank, which she joined in 1996. Earlier she was a partner in the Washington, DC law firm of Hogan Lovells (then Hogan & Hartson, LLP). Ms. Lundgren serves on the Boards of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Ryder System, Inc., and the US Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the President’s Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiation, the Canada-US Council for the Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders, and the Business Roundtable. Ms. Lundgren earned a B.A. degree from Wellesley College and a J.D. degree from the Northwestern University School of Law.

Richard Peach

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief of Corporate Operations

Richard joined Schnitzer in March 2007 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in December 2007. In September 2016, in addition to his responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Peach assumed the role of Chief of Corporate Operations. Prior to joining Schnitzer, Mr. Peach was the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President with the Western U.S. energy utility, PacifiCorp, from 2003 to 2006. From 1995 to 2002, he served in senior management positions with ScottishPower, the international energy company, including Group Controller, Managing Director of United Kingdom Customer Services and Director of Energy Supply Finance. Prior to joining ScottishPower, Mr. Peach was a senior manager with Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Peach is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Michael Henderson

Senior Vice President, Co-President, Auto and Metals Recycling, and Co-President, Cascade Steel and Scrap

Mike joined Schnitzer in April 2012 and served as Chief Operating Officer and President of the Metals Recycling Business, prior to his promotion to Co-President of the Auto and Metals Recycling Business in April 2015. 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.

Steven Heiskell

Senior Vice President and Co-President, Auto and Metals Recycling

Steven joined Schnitzer's Auto Parts Business in August 2004 and has served in a variety of capacities within the division, including Vice President Corporate Development, Chief Development Officer, General Manager and Vice President and Managing Director of the Auto Parts Business, prior to his promotion to Co-President of the Auto and Metals Recycling Business in April 2015. Before joining Schnitzer, Steven served in a variety of executive positions at Simpata, Inc., a venture capital backed internet startup in San Francisco, Enron, and BP/Amoco Oil. Steven has his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and his M.B.A. from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Jeffrey Dyck

Senior Vice President and Co-President, Cascade Steel and Scrap

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, and then Co-President of the Cascade Steel and Scrap business in June 2017. 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.

Peter Saba

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Peter joined Schnitzer in July 2015 as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He is a member of the New York State, District of Columbia and U.S. Supreme Court Bar, not admitted in Oregon State. Prior to joining Schnitzer, Peter was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary for Centrus Energy Corp. (formerly, USEC, Inc.), a global energy company that enriches uranium for nuclear fuel, which he joined in 2008. Over a 30-year career, Peter has worked in leading international law firms focusing on corporate and project finance, served as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel at the Export-Import Bank of the United States and as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Domestic and International Energy Policy at the U.S. Department of Energy, and taught international business transactions as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law School. He has a B.A. in Economics and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia, a M.B.A. from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Stefano Gaggini

Vice President, Deputy CFO and Chief 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.