Former IBM Executive and Recognized Leader Strengthens Board
NORWELL, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 11, 2016--
Clean Harbors, Inc. (“Clean Harbors”) (NYSE: CLH), the leading provider
of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North
America, today announced the appointment of Lauren C.
States to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Ms. States, 59, is an Executive-in-Residence at Northeastern
University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business. During a 36-year career
at IBM, Ms. States held a variety of executive positions, the most
recent being Vice President of Strategy and Transformation for IBM’s
“Lauren is a talented executive who has been highly recognized as a
proven leader throughout her distinguished career,” said Alan S. McKim,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “She is an outstanding addition to
the Clean Harbors Board. She will provide an important perspective on a
range of areas that are central to our success, particularly in sales.
She oversaw IBM’s global sales force strategy and go-to-market strategy
for its multi-billion dollar software business. I am honored to welcome
her to our Board and we look forward to her valuable insights.”
Ms. States will be a Class III director and she will stand for election
at Clean Harbors’ 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, scheduled for
Ms. States is a member of the Executive Leadership Council. She is on
the Board of Trustees for International House, New York, and is the
Advisory Board Co-Chair for the Women in Technology Foundation B~STEM
Project. Ms. States holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of
the University of Pennsylvania and completed a Fellowship with Harvard
University's Advanced Leadership Initiative in 2015.
Ms. States was inducted into the Women in Technology International Hall
of Fame in 2014. She received the Federal 100 Award in 2012 and was
recognized at the Black Engineer of the Year Conference (BEYA) with the
Pioneer Award in 2013. In 2015, Ms. States was featured on the
ExxonMobil Be an Engineer campaign website.
The Company also announced that, at its upcoming 2016 Annual Meeting of
Shareholders, Lead Director Daniel J. McCarthy, who joined the Company’s
Board in 1987, has decided to retire. John P. DeVillars, a director
since 2001, also does not intend to stand for re-election in June.
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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