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Tamara L. Lundgren is the President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SSI). SSI is one of the largest publicly-traded manufacturers and exporters of recycled metals in North America. With $2 billion of revenues in its most recent fiscal year, SSI operates more than 100 facilities throughout the U.S., Western Canada and Puerto Rico, including seven deep water export operations located on both coasts of the U.S. and a retail auto parts business with over five million annual retail visits. SSI’s vertically integrated operating platform also includes its steel manufacturing business in Oregon which manufactures finished steel products used in infrastructure and commercial projects. Schnitzer Steel common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol SCHN.
Prior to joining SSI, Ms. Lundgren was an investment banker and lawyer with 25 years of experience in the U.S. and Europe. Ms. Lundgren was formerly a Managing Director of JPMorgan Chase and a Managing Director of Deutsche Bank in London and New York. Ms. Lundgren also practiced as a lawyer and was a partner in the Washington, DC law firm of Hogan & Hartson, LLP.
Ms. Lundgren is a member of the Boards of Directors of Ryder System, Inc., Parsons Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Portland Branch. She was recently appointed by President Obama to the President’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Ms. Lundgren is also a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, having recently completed her term as Chairman of the Board. Ms. Lundgren is a member of the Committee of 200, the international organization of senior women business executives, and the Business Leadership Council of Wellesley College.
Ms. Lundgren graduated from Wellesley College and received her law degree from the Northwestern University School of Law.