Dallas’ Ecobat Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Thomas P. Slabe will lead the world's largest battery recycler. Ecobat said the company is now applying its global capability, infrastructure, and market knowledge toward recycling lithium-ion battery materials.

Dallas-based Ecobat, a global leader in battery recycling, announced that Thomas P. Slabe has been appointed CEO and named as a member of the board of the company.

“We have great confidence in Tom and trust that he will provide the strong leadership necessary to support the next phase of Ecobat’s growth and future success,” Ecobat Chairman Marcus Randolph said in a statement. “Tom’s diverse background, combined with successes at Neenah Enterprises and Contech Engineered Solutions, makes him uniquely qualified to lead the company and our team of talented global professionals. I look forward to working closely alongside and supporting Tom as Ecobat’s chairman.”

As chairman, Randolph will continue to serve on Ecobat’s board of directors and provide a smooth transition for Slabe, the company said.

“I’m honored and excited for this unique opportunity to lead Ecobat, a company with nearly 100 years of global leadership in our sector,” Slabe said in a statement. “No other company has our breadth of market knowledge and infrastructure for recycling of lead and lithium-ion batteries. I look forward to helping our customers and working with the Ecobat team in fulfilling the immense potential in front of us.”

As the world’s largest battery recycler with decades of experience recycling and producing lead acid battery materials, Ecobat said it’s now applying its global capability, infrastructure, and market knowledge toward recycling lithium-ion battery materials.

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