Covanta Holding Corp 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 20, 2012
COVANTA HOLDING CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of certain Officers.
On March 20, 2012, Covanta Holding Corporation (the Company) announced that Seth Myones was appointed as the Companys Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and that John Klett was appointed as the Companys Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, in each case effective as of March 20, 2012.
Seth Myones served as Covanta Energys President, Americas, which was comprised principally of Covanta Energys domestic business, from November 2007 until his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer on March 20, 2012. Mr. Myones served as Covanta Energys Senior Vice President, Business Management, from January 2004 to November 2007. From September 2001 until January 2004, Mr. Myones served as Vice President, Waste-to-Energy Business Management for Covanta Projects, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Covanta Energy. Mr. Myones joined Covanta Energy in 1989 and he is 53 years old.
John M. Klett served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from December 2007 until his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer on March 20, 2012. Mr. Klett served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Covanta Energy from May 2006 to December 2007 and as Covanta Energys Senior Vice President, Operations from March 2003 to December 2007. Prior thereto, he served as Executive Vice President of Covanta Waste to Energy, Inc. for more than five years. Mr. Klett joined Covanta Energy in 1986. Mr. Klett has been in the energy-from-waste business since 1977. He has been in the power business since 1965. Mr. Klett is 65 years old.
A copy of the Press Release announcing the appointment of Messrs. Myones and Klett is attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Date: March 20, 2012
COVANTA HOLDING CORPORATION