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Clean Harbors Inc (CLH.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alan McKim

63 2016 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Battles

49 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Johnston

50 2017 President of Oil & Gas

Jeffrey Knapp

51 2018 Executive Vice President, Human Resources and and Chief Human Resources Officer

David Parry

52 2017 President - Clean Harbors Environmental Sales and Service

Michael Twohig

55 2017 Executive Vice President, Safety and Risk Management

David Vergo

48 2016 President of Safety-Kleen

Eric Dugas

39 2017 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer

Grace Cowan

59 2016 Executive Vice President - Customer Service

George Curtis

59 2010 Executive Vice President - Pricing and Proposals of Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc.

Eric Gerstenberg

49 2015 Chief Operating Officer

Eric Kraus

56 Executive Vice President - Corporate Communications and Public Affairs

Brian Weber

50 2009 Executive Vice President, Corporate Planning and Development of Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc.

Eugene Banucci

74 2016 Lead Independent Director

Edward Galante

67 2010 Independent Director

Rod Marlin

70 2009 Independent Director

John Preston

68 1995 Independent Director

Andrea Robertson

60 2004 Independent Director

Thomas Shields

71 1999 Independent Director

Lauren States

61 2016 Independent Director

John Welch

61 Independent Director

Jim Buckley

SVP Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Alan McKim

Mr. Alan S. McKim is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He also now serves as the Company’s President. Mr. McKim holds an MBA from Northeastern University's D'Amore - McKim School of Business and an honorary doctorate from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. He serves on Northeastern University's Board of Trustees. Mr. McKim is recognized as an industry leader, with more than four decades of experience in the environmental services business, and is the largest individual shareholder of the Company.

Michael Battles

Mr. Michael L. Battles, CPA., is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Battles joined the Company in September 2013 as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer and was appointed as the Company's Chief Financial Officer in January 2016. Mr. Battles previously served in a variety of senior financial positions at PerkinElmer Inc., a global leader in human and environmental health. Most recently, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PerkinElmer’s Human Health business, directing financial planning across each of the business units within Human Health. Prior to his role in Human Health, he served as Chief Accounting Officer for several years and Acting Chief Financial Officer during a one-year search period. Mr. Battles holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Vermont and is a certified public accountant.

Robert Johnston

Mr. Robert Johnston is the President of Oil & Gas President of Oil & Gas of the company. He joined the Company in early 2017, after an international career that included executive positions at several Fortune 500 global firms. Over a seven-year period, he served in a variety of senior leadership roles for AECOM, an $18 billion multinational engineering firm, most recently as Executive Vice President, End Markets. Prior to AECOM, Mr. Johnston worked for more than five years at Earth Tech, a Tyco International Ltd. company, where he concluded as Senior Vice President, Global Operations. He was directly responsible for the turnaround of several underperforming businesses during his time at both Earth Tech and AECOM. Mr. Johnston spent the first nine years of his career in a variety of project management, engineering and division manager roles in both the United Kingdom and Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering with Architecture from Leeds University and an Executive M.B.A. from University of Calgary. Mr. Johnston also has earned designations as a Chartered Engineer (UK) and Professional Engineer in several provinces in Canada.

Jeffrey Knapp

Mr. Jeffrey Knapp is the Executive Vice President, Human Resources and and Chief Human Resources Officer of the company. He joined the Company in February 2018 after a diverse HR career spanning a broad range of industries including retail, financial services, manufacturing, technology, consulting and healthcare. Most recently, he was Vice President, Human Resources, North America, for Dollar Financial Group, one of the largest providers of nonstandard consumer financial products in the world. Prior to Dollar Financial, Mr. Knapp was Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources, for Harvest Power, Inc. – a role that required building its HR function from scratch in a high-growth environment. He previously held the role of Senior Director, HR Operations for Take Care Health Systems (a division of Walgreens). Prior to that, Mr. Knapp was a Principal Consultant for the Newman Group, a division of Korn Ferry and an Organizational Coach for Studer Group. In addition, he held roles of increasing responsibility at Aramark Corporation, concluding as Vice President, Human Resources for the healthcare division. He holds a BA from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a Masters of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary.

David Parry

Mr. David M. Parry is President - Clean Harbors Environmental Sales and Service., a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Parry joined the Company in 1988 and has served in a variety of management positions including most recently President, Industrial and Field Services. He also previously held the positions of Executive Vice President - Energy and Industrial Services, Senior Vice President of Eastern Operations, Regional Vice President, Northeast Region, District Sales Manager, Regional Manager of CleanPack® and T&D Services, Plant Manager and CleanPack Chemist. Mr. Parry holds a BS in Engineering from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

Michael Twohig

Mr. Michael J. Twohig is Executive Vice President, Safety and Risk Management of Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Clean Harbors Inc. Mr. Twohig joined the Company in 1999 and has served in a variety of management positions, the most recent of which was Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. From 1996 to 1999 he served as Vice President of Business Operations for Internet Commerce Expo, an International Data Group company. Prior to that he was the Controller for Tocco Corporation, a building systems company. Mr. Twohig holds a BS in Accounting from Boston College and an MBA from Rivier College.

David Vergo

Mr. David J. Vergo is President of Safety-Kleen., a subsidiary of the Company. He joined the Company in October 2016, following a 25-year career in the environmental and chemical industries, from Univar, the largest chemical distributor in the United States, where he most recently was the President of Industrial Chemical Sales. Prior to Univar, Mr. Vergo worked for Dow Chemical as the Business Director and Global Marketing Manager of the world’s largest solvent business. In addition, he held other roles at Dow, including as Director of Distribution and Strategic Planning Leader, where he led the formation of the Dow Oil and Gas business unit. Mr. Vergo spent the first six years of his career in the environmental industry with PDC Environmental Services in Peoria, Ill., a solid and hazardous waste full-service company. He holds a BA in Chemistry from Bradley University and an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

Eric Dugas

Mr. Eric J. Dugas is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. He was appointed to that position in January 2016. Prior to joining the Company in March 2014 as Director of External Reporting and Technical Accounting, Mr. Dugas spent 13 years with Deloitte & Touche LLP where he held several positions of increasing management responsibility. Mr. Dugas earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston College and is a certified public accountant.

Grace Cowan

Ms. Grace M. Cowan is the Executive Vice President, Customer Service of the company. She joined the Company in September 2016 after previously holding various senior transformational leadership positions in other companies over a 30-year career. Most recently, she was Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer, Consulting and Operations for Sg2, a market intelligence, analytics and consulting firm focused on the healthcare market. Prior to Sg2, Ms. Cowan worked for Waste Management as Senior Vice President, Customer Experience. She previously held the role of Senior Vice President of Customer Service and Operations at Conseco and Banker’s Life Insurance. In addition, she held roles of increasing responsibility at Metlife Financial Services, concluding as Senior Vice President of Customer Experience, Underwriting, Offshoring and Operations, and she was the Chief Operating Officer at Vanguard Health Services after spending the first 13 years of her career at Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Illinois. She holds a BS from the College of Business at Northern Illinois University and a JD from University of Iowa College of Law.

George Curtis

Mr. George L. Curtis is Executive Vice President – Pricing and Proposals of Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Clean Harbors Inc. Mr. Curtis joined the Company in 1980, and has served in a variety of management positions, the most recent of which were Senior Vice President of Pricing and Proposals and Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Curtis holds a BA in Biology from Columbia University and an MBA from Northeastern University.

Eric Gerstenberg

Mr. Eric W. Gerstenberg is Chief Operating Officer of a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. He was appointed to that position in January 2015. His focus and responsibilities include sales and operations oversite of Clean Harbors Environmental Services including Technical Services, Field Services, Industrial Services, Facilities Management, Daylighting, Transportation and Regulatory Compliance. Mr. Gerstenberg started with the Company in 1989 in Field Operations. From 1989 to 1997, he held a variety of management positions including General Manager of multiple facilities. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Gerstenberg was the Vice President of Operations for Pollution Control Industries, a privately-owned environmental services company. Mr. Gerstenberg rejoined the Company in June 1999 as Executive Vice President - Environmental Services and became President, Environmental Services in June 2014. Mr. Gerstenberg holds a BS in Engineering from Syracuse University. In 2017, he attended and received certification at the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program (AMP193).

Eric Kraus

Mr. Eric A. Kraus is Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, Public Affairs of the Company. Prior to joining Clean Harbors in November 2014, Mr. Kraus was Senior Vice President, Chief Communications and Corporate Affairs Officer for Bacardi Ltd. Previously, Mr. Kraus was Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, at Covidien plc. Mr. Kraus also was Vice President, External Relations, Gillette, for The Procter & Gamble Company, a position he assumed following the October 2005 merger of Procter & Gamble and The Gillette Company, where he served as Vice President, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs. Mr. Kraus holds a BS in Journalism from Boston University.

Brian Weber

Mr. Brian P. Weber is Executive Vice President - Corporate Planning and Development of Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Clean Harbors Inc. Mr. Weber joined the Company in 1990. He has served in a variety of management positions with the Company including, prior to his current position, Senior Vice President of Transportation, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Vice President of Central Services, and Vice President, Technical Services. Mr. Weber holds a BS degree in Business Management from Westfield State College.

Eugene Banucci

Dr. Eugene G. Banucci, Ph.D., is Lead Independent Director of the Company. ATMI was a supplier of specialty materials to the worldwide semiconductor industry. Dr. Banucci served as Chief Executive Officer of ATMI, Inc. from its founding in 1986 until the beginning of 2005. He serves on the boards of directors of Cognex Corporation (Nasdaq: CGNX) and several private companies. Dr. Banucci holds a BA from Beloit College and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Wayne State University. Dr. Banucci joined the Board in 2008 and now serves as the Lead Director of the Board and on the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee. Dr. Banucci brings to the Board considerable experience and skills in growing and managing companies. His current term as a Class I director will expire in 2020.

Edward Galante

Mr. Edward G. Galante is Independent Director of the Company. Prior to his retirement, he most recently served as a Senior Vice President and member of the Management Committee. His principal responsibilities included the worldwide Downstream business: Refining & Supply, Fuels Marketing, Lubricants and Specialties and Research and Engineering. He also was responsible for Exxon Mobil's corporate Public Affairs and Safety, Health and Environmental activities. Mr. Galante received his Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Northeastern University. He serves as a Vice Chairman of Northeastern's Board of Trustees. He also serves on the board of directors of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), where he chairs the compensation and executive development committee and sits on the governance and nominating committee and the technology, safety and sustainability committee; Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), where he serves as the lead independent director and is a member of the compensation committee and environmental safety, health and public policy committee; Andeavor Corporation (NYSE: ANDV) where he serves on the compensation committee and on the Governance and Nominating committee; and the United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas. Mr. Galante joined the Board in 2010 and now serves on the Corporate Governance Committee and on the Compensation Committee. He also chairs the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee. In addition to his extensive experience with Exxon Mobil in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Galante's services as a director and board committee member of three other major public corporations give him valuable insight into corporate governance, public affairs, environmental, compensation and audit matters. His current term as a Class I director will expire in 2020.

Rod Marlin

Mr. Rod F. Marlin is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Marlin was the Chief Executive Officer of ENTREC Corporation, a public Canadian company listed on the TSX Exchange which provides crane, heavy haul transportation, engineering, logistics and related services. From October 2009 until January 2014, Mr. Marlin was the Chief Executive Officer of ENTREC Corporation, a public Canadian company which provides crane, heavy haul transportation, engineering, logistics and related services. Mr. Marlin currently serves as ENTREC’s Executive Chairman. Mr. Marlin joined the Board of Clean Harbors in 2009 and now serves on the Corporate Governance and Environmental, Health and Safety Committees. Mr. Marlin brings to the Board extensive knowledge of Canadian culture and business practices, in addition to his skills in acquiring, developing, managing and selling businesses. Approximately 18.7% of Clean Harbors' total revenues during 2017 were recorded in Canada.

John Preston

Mr. John T. Preston is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Preston is currently a director of numerous private companies. Mr. Preston is currently a director of numerous private companies. From 1992 through 1995, he served as Director of Technology Development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”). Prior to that he was Director of the MIT Technology Licensing Office where he was responsible for the commercialization of intellectual property developed at MIT. Some of Mr. Preston's prior appointments include director or advisory positions for the Governor of Massachusetts, the U.S. Department of Defense, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Technology Board of Singapore. He holds a BS in Physics from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from Northwestern University. He joined the Board in 1995 and now serves on the Corporate Governance and Compensation Committees. Mr. Preston brings to the Board his considerable experience in technology development, corporate growth and corporate governance.

Andrea Robertson

Ms. Andrea Robertson, CPA., is Independent Director of the Company. From 1996 to 2003, she held financial management positions with RR Donnelley & Sons Company, and from 1984 to 1996 with International Business Machines Corporation. From 1979 to 1982, she was an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand. She holds a BS in Accounting from Merrimack College and an MBA in Finance/Management Information Systems from the University of Chicago. She is a certified public accountant and has served as a director of the Company since June 2004. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Merrimack College and the Board of Directors of Prevent Child Abuse America. She qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” under Regulation S-K of the Securities Exchange Act and now serves as the Chair of the Board's Audit Committee and on the Compensation Committee. Ms. Robertson brings to the Board considerable knowledge and experience in finance and risk management from her training as an accountant and her work in financial management positions. Her current term as a Class III director will expire in 2019.

Thomas Shields

Mr. Thomas J. Shields is Independent Director of the Company. He has served on the boards of other public companies and now serves as a director and chairman of the audit committee of Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc., a private company. Mr. Shields is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School. He joined the Board in 1999, served as Chairman of the Audit Committee from 2005 to 2016, and now serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee and on the Audit Committee. He is qualified as an “audit committee financial expert” under Regulation S-K under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Mr. Shields brings to the Board considerable investment banking skills and experience as a director of private and public companies. His current term as a Class I director will expire in 2020.

Lauren States

Ms. Lauren C. States is Independent Director of the Company. Prior to her retirement, she served as Vice President, Strategy and Transformation for IBM’s Software Group and was a member of the Growth and Transformation senior leadership team. Her principal responsibilities included leading the global sales force strategy and go-to-market for IBM’s multi-billion dollar software business. From 2008 to 2013, she was a leader in the company’s transformation to cloud computing, working with clients to provide insights to the company’s strategy and serving as Chief Technology Officer in the corporate strategy function. Over her career, she has served in a broad variety of roles including technology, transformation, sales and talent development. Ms. States received her Bachelor of Science in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In 2015, she completed a Fellowship with Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Initiative. She is a director of Webster Bank (NYSE:WBS), a publicly-held company headquartered in Waterbury, CT, and is a member of the board of ScriptEd, a not-for-profit organization. She also serves as a Trustee for International House, New York. Ms. States brings to the Board her considerable experience in sales, technology and strategy. She has served on the Board since March 20, 2016, and now serves on the Audit and Environmental, Health and Safety Committees. Her current term as a Class III director will expire in 2019.

John Welch

Mr. John R. Welch is Independent Director of the Company. From 2007 to 2012, he was the Managing Partner of McKinsey’s New England Practice, and from 2001 to 2005 he led the firm’s Strategy Practice. He has written several articles on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets approach to strategy. He was a leader of McKinsey’s internal training program throughout his career and serves on the McKinsey Committee which evaluates and elects partners. Prior to joining McKinsey, Mr. Welch was a project engineer with Hooker Chemical and with Caltex Petroleum and worked in the Municipal Lending Group at Bank of America. Mr. Welch is also now an adjunct teacher at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Mr. Welch joined the Board in 2014 and now serves as the Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee and on the Audit Committee. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, where he has completed all his coursework towards a PhD in Finance, and BS and MS degrees in chemical engineering from Cornell University. Mr. Welch brings to the Board his considerable experience in business consulting, operations and finance. His current term as a Class I director will expire in 2020.

Jim Buckley