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ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aqua Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AQMS) (“Aqua Metals” or the “Company”), which is reinventing lead recycling with its AquaRefining™ technology, today announced the appointment of Terri Bradfield as Vice President of Human Resources, reporting to President, Steve Cotton.
“I’m pleased to welcome Terri, a seasoned human resources officer with a long track record in the Tahoe-Reno business community, to Aqua Metals’ senior management team,” said Steve Cotton, President of Aqua Metals. “With her insight into the local talent pool, Terri is uniquely qualified to help build and sustain a high performance, inclusive and rewarding environment that will help propel Aqua Metals to the next level and ensure the company has the right people and capabilities to deliver on its strategies and initiatives - both short and long term.”
Bradfield joins Aqua Metals from Klondex Gold & Silver Mining, where she spent two years as Director of Human Resources, directing all facets of Human Resources across the company’s four mines and three mills for well over a thousand employees. Bradfield also spent seven years with Reno start-up, HR Consultants working on the design and delivery of the entire spectrum of benefits and compensation for 700 employees, and six years at NV Energy, first as Managing Strategic Business Partner of Human Resources and then Manager, Employee and Labor Relations for over 5,000 employees. Prior to that Bradfield held the title of VP of HR for North American Operations at Firth Rixon-Viking, a manufacturing business acquired by Alcoa, where she led the implementation of their future state of HR Service delivery, including both strategic and tactical plans. Bradfield began her career as HR Manager at GD Resources, a smelting company that processes byproducts from the mining industry.
“I am delighted to be joining Aqua Metals at such an exciting time,” said Terri Bradfield. “I look forward to helping create the kind of vibrant workplace and team that will act as the foundation the company needs as it grows and continues to commercialize its innovative AquaRefining technology.”
About Aqua Metals
Aqua Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AQMS) is reinventing lead recycling with its patented AquaRefining™ technology. Unlike smelting, AquaRefining is a room temperature, water-based process that emits less pollution. The modular systems are intended to allow the Company to vastly reduce environmental impact and scale lead acid recycling production capacity by licensing the AquaRefining technology to partners. This would meet growing demand for lead to power new applications including stop/start automobile batteries which complement the vehicle’s main battery, Internet data centers, alternative energy applications including solar, wind, and grid scale storage. Aqua Metals is based in Alameda, California, and has built its first recycling facility in Nevada’s Tahoe Reno Industrial Complex. To learn more, please visit www.aquametals.com.
Contact: Alison Ziegler, Darrow Associates (201) 220-2678