Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders.
Dupont: The chemical company has appointed Edward Breen (pictured), a current member of the DuPont board of directors and chairman of Tyco International, as interim chair and CEO. Ellen Kullman, chair and CEO of DuPont, is retiring on Oct. 16. The board has engaged an executive recruitment firm to identify a full-time replacement.
LG Chem Power: The lithium-ion battery manufacturer announced that Prabhakar Patil, who has served as the CEO for 10 years, has retired. He will be succeeded by Denise Gray, who most recently served as vice president of electrification powertrain engineering at AVL List, GmbH.
Kurion: The clean energy company that treats nuclear and hazardous waste has appointed David Carlson to senior vice president of tritium-removal operations. Prior to joining Kurion, Carlson served as chief operating officer and chief nuclear officer at Gen4 Energy.
AECOM: The design-build professional and technical services firm announced the appointment of Troy Rudd as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Rudd was previously the company’s senior vice president and was concurrently serving as treasurer; chief operating officer, Design Consulting Services, Americas; and chief financial officer.
Waste Management: The refuse collection and recycling company’s board of directors has elected Kathleen Mazzarella to its board. Mazzarella is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Graybar Electric Company.
IPCC: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has elected Hoesung Lee as its new chair. Lee is the founder of the Korea Energy Economics Institute, which develops policies on national energy and natural resources, and has previously served as president of the International Association for Energy Economics.
CALIBRE Systems: The management consulting and information technology solutions company has named Shawn Gundrum as the vice president of energy, environment and infrastructure. He joined CALIBRE in August 2009 after serving 12 years in the Army and several years as a subject matter expert for the US Army’s Training and Doctrine Command Capability Manager for Live Training Directorate at the Army Training Support Center.
Ernst & Young: The assurance, tax, transition and advisory service company has appointed Benoit Laclau as the global power and utilities leader. He was previously the organization’s global power and utilities advisory leader.