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.