US: Calgon Carbon has appointed Steve Schott as its president and chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from 3 August 2018. Schott will replace Randy Dearth, who announced he was leaving the company after six years.
Schott joined Calgon Carbon in 2007 as Executive Director of Finance. In 2010 he was promoted to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for all corporate financial functions. In 2015 he was promoted to Executive Vice President, Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, and Equipment. In this role, he also has responsibility for the company’s European operations, where Calgon Carbon is known as Chemviron.
Prior to joining Calgon Carbon, Schott spent eight years at DQE, a conglomerate whose primary business was electric energy. During his tenure, he held various positions including Controller, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Schott also spent 15 years at Deloitte & Touche where he was a senior manager in the auditing practice. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Duquesne University.