Clean Harbors appoints Karyn Polito to its Board as Independent Director and announces Ed Galante as next Lead Independent Director

– USA, MA –  Clean Harbors, Inc. (NYSE: CLH), the leading provider of environmental and industrial services throughout North America, today announced the appointment of Karyn Polito to its Board of Directors, effective, expanding the Board to 13 members, of whom 12 are independent.

“Karyn is a terrific addition to our Board. She brings a wealth of experience across the public and private sectors, a proven record on environmental issues, and will provide valuable insights across multiple disciplines as a result. We look forward to her impact in key areas including government, regulatory and public affairs,” said Chairman and CEO, Alan McKim.

Karyn Polito will also join the Audit and Governance Committees.

The company also announced the nomination of Ed Galante as Lead Independent Director from the 2023 AGM on May 24, to succeed Dr. Eugene Banucci who will retire from the Board.

About Karyn Polito

Ms. Polito is the Principal of Polito Development Corporation, a commercial and industrial real estate development firm. Before she was elected Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, Ms. Polito was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and a Partner at Milton, Laurence & Dixon, LLP.

“I’m grateful to join this dedicated group of professionals and motivated to help this organization continue to be the leading provider of environmental and industrial services,” said Karyn Polito.

 Ms. Polito holds a Bachelor of Science from Boston College and a Juris Doctor from New England Law.

About Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors is North America’s leading provider of environmental and industrial services. The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a majority of Fortune 500 companies. Its customer base spans several industries, including chemical, energy, and manufacturing, 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 in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and India.


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