FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 4, 2013
ROCHESTER, NY – Sunnking, a collector and processor of end-of-life electronics has formally announced the hire of Thomas Hanna as their new President.
Thomas, who graduated with a BA in Political Science from LeMoyne College, and an MBA from RIT, has over 15 years of progressive experience in operations and financial management, more than 5 years of not for profit experience and has also spent time working in property management and the government sector. Born and bred in Rochester, Thomas has spent most of his professional life working in Upstate NY. His is happily married to wife Karis and is a proud father of 6 children.
“We are excited to have Tom join our growing team at Sunnking” says Owner/CEO Duane Beckett. “Tom brings great financial knowledge and experience as well as the strength and a personality that fits perfectly into our company culture. Those features and others will help us transition from one great chapter to the next and solidify Sunnking as the premier electronics recycling company in NY and the Northeast United States.”
President Thomas Hanna adds “this is a tremendous opportunity for me to join the peerless leader in the industry and to utilize all the tools and experiences developed in my career and education. I look forward to strengthening and growing Sunnking’s unrivaled position in the market while helping each employee maximize their potential and goals.”
As the electronics recycling industry continues to grow, it does so with a unique set of challenges. One of the greatest hurdles faced by many collectors/processors in the industry is the relatively high cost and low value of processing Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT televisions and monitors). Due to the significant volumes of this material and dwindling rebates paid by manufacturers it is critical to process all material in the most efficient way possible to help maximize value. Hanna’s strong financial background and past experiences were one of the main contributing factors to bringing him on to lead the Sunnking team.
Past President Michelle Read will assume leadership in Sunnking Logistics, Inc., which sources various electronic components for businesses. Sunnking Logistics a separate entity from Sunnking, Inc.
About Sunnking, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Sunnking, Inc. is New York State’s first R2 Certified electronics recycling, data destruction, and asset management company dealing in end of life electronic equipment. With facilities located in Buffalo, NY and Brockport, NY, Sunnking specializes in collecting, refurbishing, reselling, and recycling electronic products from residential and commercial customers throughout the Northeast. For more information, visit www.sunnking.com, call 585-637-8365 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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