Tomra Recycling, the Norwegian pioneer of sensor-based sorting solutions for, among others, plastics recycling processes, has named Ty Rhoad as the new Regional Director Americas.
Tasked with business development activities for the company’s optical sorting solutions and helping customers with customised solutions to meet target purity and throughput goals, Rhoad will lead the sales, service and project management teams in North and South America.
“Ty’s work philosophy and passion for the recycling industry is in perfect alignment with Tomra’s,” said Fabrizio Radice, Vice President Global Head of Sales and Marketing for TOMRA Recycling.
A graduate of the University of Findlay in Ohio, Rhoad is an active member of the Future Industry Leaders Alliance of the National Waste and Recycling Association. His tenure in the waste industry includes working with ONM Environmental Products and Services – a leading company in industrial air quality products, systems, and services – and Rehrig Pacific Company – the industry leader in waste and recycling containers and supply chain solutions. While at Rehrig, he excelled in sales, and most recently led the company’s North American sales team as director of sales. Rhoad’s mission at TOMRA is to help advance the capabilities and overall structure of the current recycling system.
He will be based out of Tomra Recycling’s Charlotte, N.C., North American headquarters.
Tomra Recycling is part of Tomra Sorting Solutions which also develops sensor-based systems for sorting, peeling and process analytics for the food, mining and other industries.
TOMRA Sorting is owned by Norwegian company TOMRA Systems ASA, which is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Founded in 1972, Tomra Systems ASA has a turnover of around €995m and employs global workforce of around 4,300.