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US Ecology Inc (ECOL.OQ)

ECOL.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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7 Aug 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Feeler

50 2013 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Eric Gerratt

49 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Simon Bell

49 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Steven Welling

61 2013 Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Andrew Marshall

53 2017 Executive Vice President of Regulatory Compliance & Safety

Daniel Fox

69 2010 Lead Independent Director

Richard Burke

55 Independent Director

E. Renae Conley

62 Independent Director

Katina Dorton

62 2014 Independent Director

Glenn Eisenberg

58 2018 Independent Director

Ronald Keating

51 2017 Independent Director

John Sahlberg

66 2015 Independent Director

Melanie Steiner

53 2019 Independent Director

Alison Ziegler

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Feeler

Mr. Jeffrey (Jeff) R. Feeler serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He joined the Company in 2006 as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, and Controller. He was promoted in 2007 to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; positions he held until his promotion to senior executive in October 2012. Prior to 2006, Mr. Feeler held financial and accounting management positions with MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (a distribution company), from 2003 to 2005 with Albertson's, Inc. (a grocery retailer), and from 2002 to 2003 with Hewlett-Packard Company. From 1993 to 2002, he held various accounting and auditing positions, including the position of Sr. Manager, for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Feeler is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BBA of Accounting and a BBA of Finance from Boise State University.

Eric Gerratt

Mr. Eric L. Gerratt serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Gerratt previously served as the Company’s Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer from October 2012 to May 2013. He joined US Ecology in August 2007 as Vice President and Controller. He previously held various financial and accounting management positions at SUPERVALU, Inc. and Albertson’s, Inc. From 1997 to 2003, he held various accounting and auditing positions for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Gerratt is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Idaho.

Simon Bell

Mr. Simon G. Bell serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Bell previously served as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Operations, Environmental Services from June 2014 to November 2016. From May 2013 to June 2014, he was Executive Vice President of Operations and Technology Development. From August 2007 to May 2013, he was Vice President of Operations. From 2005 to August 2007, he was Vice President of Hazardous Waste Operations. From 2002 to 2005, he was our Idaho facility General Manager and Environmental Manager. His 20 years of industry experience includes service as general manager of a competitor disposal facility and mining industry experience in Idaho, Nevada and South Dakota. He holds a BS in Geology from Colorado State University.

Steven Welling

Mr. Steven D. Welling serves as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Company. Mr. Welling previously served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing from January 2010 to May 2013. He joined US Ecology in 2001 through the Envirosafe Services of Idaho acquisition. He previously served as National Accounts Manager for Envirosource Technologies and Western Sales Manager for Envirosafe Services of Idaho and before that managed new market development and sales for a national bulk chemical transportation company. Mr. Welling holds a BS from California State University-Stanislaus.

Andrew Marshall

Mr. Andrew P. Marshall serves as Executive Vice President of Regulatory Compliance & Safety of the Company. Mr. Marshall previously served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Regulatory Compliance and Safety from December 2014 to May 2017. He joined US Ecology in 2010 as Director of Environmental Compliance. He is a Professional Engineer with over 30 years of experience assisting companies comply with environmental regulations, including past positions with Kleinfelder, a national environmental consulting firm, and Boise Cascade Corporation. Mr. Marshall holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Seattle University, an MS in Environmental Engineering from Oregon State University, and an MBA from Northwest Nazarene University.

Daniel Fox

Mr. Daniel Fox serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. He was an active Faculty Associate in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University where he developed and taught undergraduate accounting courses from August 2016 to May 2018. While not currently actively teaching, he remains in the pool of Arizona State University qualified Faculty Associates. Mr. Fox was a full-time lecturer in the College of Business and Economics at Boise State University from 2007 through May 2016 where he developed and taught graduate and upper division undergraduate accounting and finance courses. Mr. Fox held various management and leadership positions over a twenty-eight (28) year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, retiring as a senior partner and the firm's Global Capital Markets Leader. During his public accounting career, Mr. Fox provided a wide range of services to a diverse mix of clients ranging in size from small privately held start-up companies to mature global public companies. In 2018, he received a Cyber-Risk Oversite Certificate for completing the NACD Cyber-Risk Oversight Certificate program, developed alongside the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

Richard Burke

Mr. Richard L. Burke Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., a waste management company (2009-2012) and from 2007-2009 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., a solid waste management company. Mr. Burke began his employment with Veolia, Inc. in 1999 as Area Manager for the Southeast Wisconsin area and served as Regional Vice President for the Eastern and Southern markets until he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Veolia, Inc., he spent twelve (12) years with Waste Management, Inc., a waste management company, in a variety of leadership positions. Mr. Burke holds a BA from Randolph Macon College.

E. Renae Conley

Ms. E. Renae Conley serves as Independent Director of the Company. Currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of ER Solutions, LLC (since 2013), an energy consulting firm. Ms. Conley previously served from 2010-2013 as Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Administration, and Chief Diversity Officer of Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) ("Entergy"), an integrated energy company. She also previously served as Chair, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana, an operating subsidiary of Entergy, that serves over one million electric customers. Ms. Conley also serves as a director of PNM Resources Corp. (NYSE: PNM) (since 2014), an electric utility that serves New Mexico and Texas, and is chair of its Compensation Committee and member of its Audit and Risk Committee. She also serves as a director of Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. (NYSE: ADSW) (since 2017), an integrated environmental services company, and is a member of its Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Additionally, Ms. Conley is on the board of The Indiana Toll Road Concession LLC, a subsidiary of IFM Investors that operates and maintains the Indiana East-West Toll Road, and is chair of its Audit Committee. Ms. Conley has a BS degree in accounting and MBA, both from Ball State University.

Katina Dorton

Ms. Katina Dorton serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Dorton currently serves on the board and as chair of the Audit Committee of Fulcrum Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: FULC) (since 2020). She most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Repare Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on new therapies for cancer (2019-2020). She was previously Chief Financial Officer of AVROBIO (NASDAQ: AVRO), a biotechnology company (2017-2018). Ms. Dorton served as Chief Financial Officer of Immatics GmbH, also a biotechnology company, from 2015-2017. Previously, Ms. Dorton spent more than fifteen (15) years as an investment banker where she advised companies and their boards on capital markets, fund raising, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic transactions. She was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and an attorney in private practice at Sullivan & Cromwell. Ms. Dorton is on the Board of the National Association of Corporate Directors ("NACD") Research Triangle Chapter where she has served since 2014. She is an NACD Corporate Governance Fellow. Ms. Dorton holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, an MBA from George Washington University, and a BA from Duke University.

Glenn Eisenberg

Mr. Glenn A. Eisenberg serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) (since 2014), a leading global life sciences company. Mr. Eisenberg brings more than thirty (30) years of financial and leadership experience with sizeable and diversified publicly traded companies. He previously served as Executive Vice President (Finance and Administration) at The Timken Company (2002-2014) and held senior executive and leadership positions at United Dominion Industries (1990-2001) and The Citizens and Southern Corporation (1985-1990). In addition to these executive leadership positions, Mr. Eisenberg serves on the board of Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) (since 2019), where he also serves on the Audit Committee, and previously served on the boards of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (2002-2015) and Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (2005-2015); each of which is publicly traded. Mr. Eisenberg holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Georgia State University and a BA in Economics and Environmental Studies from Tulane University.

Ronald Keating

Mr. Ronald (Ron) C. Keating serves as Independent Director of the Company. He brings more than twenty-five (25) years of operations and leadership experience with companies providing solutions to municipal, industrial, and infrastructure customers. Mr. Keating is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer, and a director at Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE: AQUA), a global provider of water and wastewater treatment solutions and services (since 2014). He previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer at Contech Engineered Solutions (2008-2014), a provider of site solutions for contractors, owners, engineers, and architects and held senior leadership positions at Kennametal Inc. and Ingersoll-Rand Inc. Mr. Keating holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M.

John Sahlberg

Mr. John T. Sahlberg serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sahlberg previously served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel for Boise Cascade Company, from which he retired in 2019. Boise Cascade Company is one of the largest producers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America and a leading U.S. wholesale distributor of wood products. At Boise Cascade Company, Mr. Sahlberg was responsible for human resources, labor relations, environmental compliance, legal, government relations, communications, and board administration. During his thirty-five (35) years with Boise Cascade Company and its predecessors, he held numerous legal and human resource positions. From 2000 through 2018, Mr. Sahlberg served as a director and chair (2014) of Vigilant, a non-profit employer association. He also served as Management Trustee of Bledsoe Health Care Trust (2000-2019) and as Management Trustee of TOC/Carpenters Pension Trust from 2000-2009. Mr. Sahlberg is a member of the Idaho State Bar and holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University and a JD from Georgetown University.

Melanie Steiner

Ms. Melanie T. Steiner serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Steiner brings a broad cross-functional background, with expertise in the key disruptive forces facing industry including digital, cybersecurity and Environmental Social Governance (ESG). She currently serves as the Chief Risk Officer of PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), a Fortune 500 global apparel company with ownership of lifestyle brands Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger among others (since 2012). In this role, she oversees a diverse set of global functions including internal audit, cybersecurity and digital risk management, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), enterprise risk management, crisis management, insurance, and procurement, while also acting as a key advisor to the Senior Management Team on important areas of risk and strategy. Previously, Ms. Steiner held a leadership position with EY, and began her career in commercial and environmental law and policy. She was a litigator as well as an international policy advisor, managing delegations and lobbying strategies relating to various United Nations-level, Heads of State and Ministerial events and treaty processes. Ms. Steiner holds an LLM Master of Laws from the University of London (UK) and an LLB (J.D.) Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto.

Alison Ziegler

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jeffrey Feeler

2,315,330

Eric Gerratt

1,151,570

Simon Bell

1,226,030

Steven Welling

1,197,010

Andrew Marshall

898,827

Daniel Fox

162,905

Richard Burke

--

E. Renae Conley

--

Katina Dorton

138,405

Glenn Eisenberg

154,155

Ronald Keating

137,155

John Sahlberg

145,281

Melanie Steiner

100,339

Alison Ziegler

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As Of  31 Dec 2019