Leo Raudys appointed new
CEO & President of Call2Recycle

December 1, 2020

The Board of Directors at Call2Recycle, Inc., the country’s premier consumer battery stewardship organization and program, has announced the appointment of Leo Raudys as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President, effective January 1, 2021.

“We are excited to welcome Leo as Call2Recycle’s new CEO and President of Call2Recycle,” stated Andrew J. Sirjord, chairman of the Board of Directors. “His extensive background in sustainability and environmental management will ensure that Call2Recycle continues to uphold its deeply-rooted mission to responsibly and safely manage batteries and related materials at end-of-life.”

Raudys succeeds Carl Smith who becomes President Emeritus after more than 12 years of successful leadership as CEO and President. “On behalf of the Board, we thank and recognize Carl Smith’s leadership and contributions to Call2Recycle over the past 12 years and wish him well in retirement,” said Sirjord.

Having previously worked as the Vice President of Program Development for Call2Recycle, Raudys returns to the organization with a unique blend of public and private experience, including his most recent position as Environmental Director, Cloud Operations and Innovation for Microsoft. A published author and knowledge leader, Raudys also served as Senior Director Environmental Sustainability for Best Buy, Deputy Commissioner at Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and taught corporate environmental management at the University of Minnesota.

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