Allan Gerlat, News Editor

October 30, 2012

1 Min Read
US Ecology CEO Leaves Company

US Ecology Inc. said its CEO has left the company.

The Boise, Idaho-based US Ecology said James Baumgardner and the company agreed for him to leave the firm. The president, CEO and chief operating officer also agreed to resign from the company’s board of directors, US Ecology said in a news release.

The board appointed Jeffrey Feeler acting president and chief operating officer. Feeler formerly served as vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.

“Our board appreciates Jim's past efforts and dedicated service to US Ecology and wishes him the best in his future endeavors," said board chairman Stephen Romano. Romano will assume an expanded role as chairman.

US Ecology provides radioactive, hazardous, polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) and non-hazardous industrial waste management and recycling services to commercial and government entities.



About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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