Hired, retired or promoted: June 29, 2023

Tomra Recycling Sorting

Gleb Trofimov

Tomra Recycling Sorting has appointed Gleb Trofimov as a new area sales manager for the Americas, supporting the waste, plastics, wood and metals recycling industries. He bring 14 years of experience in the waste industry. Trofimov spent the last four years with Tomra, leading sales efforts in parts of the Eastern Europe and Asia regions. Trofimov is located in the Toronto area.

ReSource Waste Services

New England-based ReSource Waste Services (RWS) has named Jack Canty as president and chief operating officer. Greg Leahey, a co-founder of RWS who previously served in that role, has assumed the role of Chief Strategy Officer and will focus his efforts on growth initiatives. Leahey also has joined the company’s executive committee overseeing the RWS enterprise.

Canty previously served as CFO for RWS and ReEnergy Holdings LLC. Among other positions, he was the COO/CFO of Weitsman Recycling and vice-president of finance of Agway Energy Products. Canty has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Alfred University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He will be based in Boston.

In a related move, Peter Jerome has been named CFO of RWS and ReEnergy Holdings after serving as corporate controller. Before his time with RWS, Jerome held a number of senior finance roles, including CFO and Controller, at several bioscience companies in upstate New York and North Carolina. Jerome will be based in ReEnergy Holdings’ corporate office in Albany, NY.

VLS Environmental Solutions

Raul Pena

VLS Environmental Solutions has promoted Raul Pena to chief information officer. Pena began with VLS in May 2022 as the vice-president of IT. Before joining VLS Environmental Solutions, he spent 10 years at Saber Power Services as VP of technology and subsequently CFO. Before that he spent 13 years at Omni Data Services Group. Pena graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BBA from University of Houston-Downtown. He holds a M.S. from University of Houston-Clear Lake and an MBA from Rice University – Jones Graduate School of Business.