Michael L. Battles
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Battles was appointed in March 2023 as the Company’s Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-President after serving for seven years as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He joined Clean Harbors as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer in September 2013. Prior to Clean Harbors, Mr. Battles served in a variety of senior financial positions at PerkinElmer Inc., a global leader in human and environmental health. His roles included financial leadership of the Human Health business, Chief Accounting Officer, and acting Chief Financial Officer. Prior to PerkinElmer, Mr. Battles worked for Deloitte & Touche LLP in the firm's audit function including an assignment in the firm's National Office in accounting research. Mr. Battles is a member of the board of directors of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management service company, and serves on its audit and nominating and ESG committees. Mr. Battles holds a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Vermont and is a certified public accountant. He also has a Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight issued by the National Association of Corporate Directors and Carnegie Mellon University.