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Greg Belland Joins Horsehead As Senior Vice President
10/26/2015

PITTSBURGH--October 26, 2015--Horsehead Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: ZINC) announced today

that Greg Belland has joined the company as Senior Vice President - Horsehead Corporation.  Mr. Belland will be based at the Mooresboro, NC plant and have responsibility for the Mooresboro facility, Horsehead's EAF dust recycling operations, purchasing and corporate engineering.    

Jim Hensler, President & CEO of Horsehead Holding Corp. noted "Greg has an extensive background of nearly thirty years in the zinc industry.  Most recently, he was employed by Teck Resources Limited as the General Manager of the Trail Operations, the largest zinc smelter in North America producing approximately 300,000 tons of zinc per year, as well as a significant number of co-products.  I am very excited to have Greg join our team.  I believe he will provide immediate value to the execution of operational improvements at Mooresboro, and with his knowledge and experience in the zinc business, we look for Greg also to be a key contributor to the future growth of the company."    

Mr. Belland worked in a series of increasingly responsible roles in operations, technical, and commercial areas before becoming the General Manager at Trail.  He also worked at BHP in West Africa as a Mill Superintendent.  Other work experience includes time at Cominco, Noranda, and the National Research Council.  Mr. Belland has a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and an MBA from the University of Toronto.      

About Horsehead

Horsehead Holding Corp. ("Horsehead") (Nasdaq: ZINC) is the parent company of Horsehead Corporation, a leading U.S. producer of specialty zinc and zinc-based products and a leading recycler of electric arc furnace dust; The International Metals Reclamation Company LLC ("INMETCO"), a leading recycler of metals-bearing wastes and a leading processor of nickel-cadmium (NiCd) batteries in North America; and Zochem Inc., a zinc oxide producer located in Brampton, Ontario. Horsehead, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., employs approximately 700 people and has seven facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada. Visit http://www.horsehead.net/ for more information.

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Contact info:

Ali Alavi

Sr. Vice President

Horsehead Holding Corp.

724.773.2212