Harsco Corp. has appointed David Stanton as president of its Clean Earth Division.
In this role, Stanton will be responsible for leading the company’s newly acquired Clean Earth Division, a specialty waste company. Additionally, he will lead the eventual combining of Stericycle’s Environmental Solutions (ESOL) business with Clean Earth, pending regulatory approvals and upon closing. Earlier this month, Harsco entered into a definitive agreement to purchase ESOL from Stericycle.
Stanton joins Harsco with nearly three decades of operations experience, primarily in the water industry. He served most recently as president of SUEZ’s Utility business, the third largest owner and operator of water and wastewater utilities in North America. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.
Harsco Corp. provides environmental solutions for industrial and specialty waste streams. Based in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, the 11,000-employee company operates in more than 30 countries. Clean Earth is a specialty waste company that provides remediation, disposal, recycling, and reuse solutions for contaminated soil, dredged material, and hazardous and non-hazardous waste.