Covanta adds Owen Michaelson to its Board of Directors

– USA, NJ – Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA) today announced the addition of Owen Michaelson to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Michaelson is chief executive of the Harworth Group PLC, one of the largest land and property regeneration companies in the United Kingdom. He has more than 25 years of experience in land development, energy generation and waste management, having held executive roles at the Peel Group, Black Country Properties and Viridor.

“We are fortunate to welcome an experienced executive such as Owen Michaelson to the Covanta Board,” said Sam Zell, Covanta’s chairman. “His unique insights and breadth of development experience in the UK will be invaluable as Covanta looks to grow in that market and beyond. I look forward to the important contributions he will make as a member of the Board.”

About Covanta Holding Corporation

Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 22 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle nearly 600,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges.

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