The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), a Cincinnati-based global scrap broker, recycler and logistics provider, recently announced several organizational changes which will take place over the next 30 days.
Mark Schaefer, current President of U-Pull-&-Pay (UPAP), has been promoted to Vice President of DJJ’s Recycling Group. Mark will focus on business development in a newly created role. Mark, a 27-year DJJ veteran, began his career as a Brokerage Representative and has held various roles in Brokerage, Services and, since 2007, as UPAP President. Mr. Schaefer is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and he earned his MBA from Denver University.
Tre Whitmore, current Vice President of Ferrous Trading for Joseph’s Brokerage Group, has been promoted to President of UPAP. U-Pull-&-Pay currently operates nine self-service used auto parts stores across the U.S.: Albuquerque, NM; Aurora, CO; Cincinnati, OH; Colorado Springs, CO; Denver, CO; Indianapolis, IN; Orlando, FL; Phoenix, AZ and West Palm Beach, FL. Tre joined DJJ in 1993 as a Brokerage Representative, was later promoted to District Manager, and has been a Ferrous Trading Vice President since 2006. Mr. Whitmore earned his B.S. degree in Marketing from Indiana University in Bloomington.
Chris Stout, current Birmingham Trading Office District Manager, has been promoted to Vice President, Ferrous Trading, succeeding Tre Whitmore. Chris joined DJJ in 1995 as a Buyer for Western Metals Recycling, then joined the Brokerage Group where he has been District Manager since 2001. Mr. Stout earned his B.S. degree from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.
The David J. Joseph Company supplies ferrous and nonferrous scrap, scrap substitutes, and ferro-alloys to steel producers, foundries, and aluminum smelters, sourcing materials from its own 68 scrap recycling facilities and others from around the world. As one of the largest global scrap brokers, DJJ employs over 2,300 people and trades extensively in both domestic and international markets. DJJ operates 15 ferrous and nonferrous metals brokerage offices, including Hong Kong and Switzerland. U-Pull-&-Pay is wholly owned by DJJ, and operates nine do-it-yourself auto parts retail operations.
DJJ is part of Nucor Corporation’s family of companies. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Nucor is the leading purchaser of ferrous scrap and the largest recycler in North America, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada.