Global leader in metal recycling Sims Limited has announced the appointment of Ms Victoria "Vicky" Binns as an independent non-executive director to the Board of Directors effective October 8, 2021. Ms Binns has more than 35 years of experience in the global resources and financial services sectors including 10 years in executive leadership roles at BHP in Asia and 15 years in financial services with Merrill Lynch Australia and Macquarie Equities. During her career at BHP, Ms Binns' roles included vice president minerals marketing, leadership positions in the metals and coal marketing business, and vice president of market analysis and economics. She was also co-founder and chair of Women in Mining and Resources Sg.Prior to joining BHP, Ms Binns held several board of directors and senior management roles at Merrill Lynch Australia, including managing director and head of Australian research, head of global mining, metals and steel, and head of Australian mining research.Ms Binns is a non-executive director of two ASX-listed companies, Cooper Energy and Evolution Mining. She is also a non-executive director for the NFP Carbon Market Institute as well as a member of the Advisory Council for JP Morgan, Australia and New Zealand.Mr Jim Thompson, independent non-executive director, informed the Board of Directors that he will not stand for re-election at the 2021 annual general meeting.