Portland Oregon US headquartered Schnitzer Steel Industries Board of Directors has appointed Mr Gregory R Friedman as a new independent director, effective immediately. Mr Friedman will serve on the Audit Committee and the Compensation and Human Resources Committee of the Board.Over his 30-year career, Mr Friedman has led business growth through a variety of senior executive roles. He currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Mura Technology, a plastics recycling technology company supported by investments by multiple leading petrochemical and industrial companies and aims to become the world’s prime producer of recycled hydrocarbons.Prior to joining Mura, from 2018 through 2021 Mr Friedman served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Corteva Agrisciencea spin-off of DowDuPont where, among other things, he shepherded a successful IPO of the company. Mr Friedman previously held various financial leadership positions across a broad product range at DuPont from 2000 through 2018 with responsibility for financial risk management and controls, financial accounting, FP&A, as well as capital markets activities, including debt, equity, and investor relations. Mr Friedman holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California in Los Angeles.Schnitzer Steel Industries is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of recycled metal products in North America with operating facilities located in 25 states, Puerto Rico, and Western Canada. Schnitzer has seven deep water export facilities located on both the East and West Coasts and in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The Company’s integrated operating platform also includes 51 stores which sell serviceable used auto parts from salvaged vehicles. The Company’s steel manufacturing operations produce finished steel products, including rebar, wire rod and other specialty products. The Company began operations in 1906 in Portland in Oregon.