Alter Trading names Andrew Cole Vice President Human Resources and Organizational Development for Goldstein Group Inc.
St. Louis-based scrap metal recycler and broker Alter Trading has announced the appointment of Andrew Cole as vice president Human Resources and Organizational Development for Goldstein Group Inc. and subsidiaries effective Feb. 6. Goldstein Group’s subsidiaries include Alter Trading Corp. and Alter Co.
Cole comes to Alter from A123 Systems where he was the executive vice president Human Resources and Organizational Development. Prior to joining A123 Systems, he was employed by Schneider Electric, APC Division as their senior vice president Human Resources, and American Power Conversion where Cole served as global vice president Human Resources and Organizational Development.
Early in his career Cole held human resource positions in Ireland with responsibilities for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He received his master’s of science in management degree and bachelor of arts degree from the Regis University in Denver.
In his new role, Cole will have overall responsibility for the Goldstein Group and its portfolio of businesses with a particular emphasis on strategic elements of Human Resources. As the company’s senior Human Resources officer, Cole will advise on all aspects of Human Resource planning and strategy, the company says.