NORWELL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 30, 2016--
Harbors, Inc. (“Clean Harbors”) (NYSE: CLH), the leading provider of
environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America,
today announced that James M. Rutledge, Vice Chairman and President,
has retired from the Company after 11 years of distinguished service.
Mr. Rutledge joined the Company as its Chief Financial Officer in July
2005 and held that role through December 2015.
“Jim has been a significant contributor at both the Board and executive
level for more than a decade,” said Alan S. McKim, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer. “He was instrumental in helping us manage our
profitable growth during that time, as our revenues rose from
approximately $700 million in 2005 to nearly $3.3 billion in 2015. His
contributions within the finance organization were numerous. They
included installing best practices across various functions, deepening
our bench strength, improving our balance sheet, elevating our profile
in the investment community and ensuring first-rate finance capabilities
to support our strong growth trajectory from 2005 forward. His strategic
insights and operational knowledge led to his election as Vice Chairman
of the Board of Directors in 2011 and his appointment as the Company’s
President in 2012. Jim’s financial acumen, deep executive experience and
wise counsel have been important resources for the Board.
“On behalf of the Board and our entire company, I want to thank Jim for
all he has accomplished and for all he has helped Clean Harbors to
achieve during his tenure. We wish him well in his retirement and any
future endeavors,” McKim said.
Prior to his service at Clean Harbors, Mr. Rutledge had a strong record
of success as a senior financial executive at several leading global
firms, including Rogers Corporation, Baldwin Technology and Witco
Corporation. He began his career at Price Waterhouse & Company.
About Clean Harbors
Clean Harbors (NYSE: CLH) is North America’s leading provider of
environmental, energy and industrial services. The Company serves a
diverse customer base, including a majority of the Fortune 500, across
the chemical, energy, manufacturing and additional markets, as well as
numerous government agencies. These customers rely on Clean Harbors to
deliver a broad range of services such as end-to-end hazardous waste
management, emergency spill response, industrial cleaning and
maintenance, and recycling services. Through its Safety-Kleen
subsidiary, Clean Harbors also is North America’s largest re-refiner and
recycler of used oil and a leading provider of parts washers and
environmental services to commercial, industrial and automotive
customers. Founded in 1980 and based in Massachusetts, Clean Harbors
operates throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
For more information, visit www.cleanharbors.com.
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