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US Ecology Inc (ECOL.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Romano

60 2009 Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Feeler

46 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Eric Gerratt

45 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Steven Welling

57 2013 Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Simon Bell

45 2014 Executive Vice President of Operations, Environmental Services

Victor Barnhart

71 2008 Independent Director

Joe Colvin

72 2008 Independent Director

Katina Dorton

57 2014 Independent Director

Daniel Fox

64 2010 Independent Director

Alison Ziegler

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Romano

Mr. Stephen A. Romano is Chairman of the Board of US Ecology Inc. He joined the Board of Directors in 2002. He was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company in October 2001, Chief Executive Officer in March 2002 and Chairman of the Board of Directors in February 2008. Mr. Romano currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He was an employee of the Company for more than twenty (20) years prior to his retirement in December 2009. Mr. Romano previously worked for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and EG&G Idaho, Inc. and as an independent consultant on hazardous and radioactive waste management.

Jeffrey Feeler

Mr. Jeffrey R. Feeler is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of US Ecology, Inc. He served as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Feeler joined the Company in July 2006 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer having served most recently as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary. Mr. Feeler has over twenty (20) years of business and financial management experience including seven years with the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Feeler worked with MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc., Albertson’s, Inc., Hewlett-Packard and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has a BBA of Finance and BBA of Accounting from Boise State University.

Eric Gerratt

Mr. Eric L. Gerratt has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in May 2013. Mr. Gerratt previously served as the Company's Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer from October 2012 to May 2013. He joined US Ecology in August 2007 as Vice President and Controller. He previously held various financial and accounting management positions at SUPERVALU, Inc. and Albertson's, Inc. From 1997 to 2003, he held various accounting and auditing positions for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Gerratt is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Idaho.

Steven Welling

Mr. Steven D. Welling is Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing in May 2013. Mr. Welling previously served as the Company's Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing from January 2010 to May 2013. He joined US Ecology in 2001 through the Envirosafe Services of Idaho acquisition. He previously served as National Accounts Manager for Envirosource Technologies and Western Sales Manager for Envirosafe Services of Idaho and before that managed new market development and sales for a national bulk chemical transportation company. Mr. Welling holds a BS from California State University-Stanislaus.

Simon Bell

Mr. Simon G. Bell was appointed Executive Vice President of Operations, Environmental Services in June 2014. Mr. Bell previously served as the Company's Executive Vice President of Operations and Technology Development from May 2013 to June 2014. From August 2007 to May 2013, he was Vice President of Operations. From 2005 to August 2007, he was Vice President of Hazardous Waste Operations. From 2002 to 2005, he was our Idaho facility General Manager and Environmental Manager. His 20 years of industry experience includes service as general manager of a competitor disposal facility and mining industry experience in Idaho, Nevada and South Dakota. He holds a BS in Geology from Colorado State University.

Victor Barnhart

Mr. Victor J. Barnhart is an Independent Director of US Ecology Inc. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Barnhart served on the board of directors of privately held Power Equipment Maintenance Corp. and served previous to that time on the board of directors of The Brand Companies, NSC Corporation and OHM Corporation, each publicly traded. Mr. Barnhart has over twenty (20) years of senior executive experience in nuclear fuel cycle facility operations, environmental remediation, hazardous and radioactive waste management and industrial and chemical plant services. Since 1998, he has consulted with nuclear service and chemical companies on operations, strategic planning and acquisitions. Prior to 1998, he served as Chief Executive Officer of a number of Waste Management Inc. companies including NSC Corporation, Rust Remedial Services, Chem-Nuclear Systems and The Brand Companies, and held management positions with Westinghouse Electric and Nuclear Fuel Services-Getty Oil.

Joe Colvin

Mr. Joe F. Colvin is an Independent Director of US Ecology Inc. He is a former senior executive with more than forty (40) years of experience in the nuclear energy field. Mr. Colvin serves on the board of directors of Cameco Corporation (1999), a public company and the world's uranium producer, and is a director for the American Nuclear Society (2007) and the Foundation for Nuclear Studies (2003). He is the current Past President of the American Nuclear Society. He is also President Emeritus of the Nuclear Energy Institute, Inc. (NEI), serving since 2005 and previously served in various executive positions with the NEI, including President and Chief Executive Officer (1996 to 2005) and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (1994 to 1996). Mr. Colvin previously held senior management positions with the Nuclear Management and Resources Committee and the Institute for Nuclear Power Operations. Mr. Colvin served twenty (20) years as a line officer with the U.S. Navy nuclear submarine program.

Katina Dorton

Ms. Katina Dorton is Independent Director of the Company. Dorton brings more than 20 years of investment banking experience advising corporate clients and their Boards of Directors to US Ecology, Inc. She is currently a partner at Corise Co., a merchant and banking advisory firm, and provides consulting services to public and private companies in the areas of M&A and strategic finance. Dorton previously served as Managing Director at Needham & Co., Managing Director-Investment Banking, at Morgan Stanley and as an attorney in private practice with Sullivan & Cromwell. Dorton holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, an M.B.A. from George Washington University and a B.A. from Duke University.

Daniel Fox

Mr. Daniel Fox is an Independent Director of US Ecology Inc since 2010. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a full-time special lecturer in the College of Business and Economics at Boise State University where he teaches graduate and upper division undergraduate accounting and finance courses. Mr. Fox held numerous positions over a twenty-eight (28) year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, retiring in 2007 as a senior partner and the firm's Global Capital Markets Hub Leader in Switzerland. During his public accounting career, Mr. Fox provided a wide range of services to a diverse mix of clients ranging in size from small privately held start-up companies to mature global public companies. He has been a frequent speaker on broad-ranging topics such as impacts of new or proposed auditing, accounting, reporting, regulatory and international financial reporting matters. Mr. Fox also serves on two committees of the Idaho State Board of Accountancy.

Alison Ziegler

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stephen Romano

515,889

Jeffrey Feeler

787,092

Eric Gerratt

443,938

Steven Welling

599,009

Simon Bell

458,688

Victor Barnhart

--

Joe Colvin

--

Katina Dorton

--

Daniel Fox

--

Alison Ziegler

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Stephen Romano

420,110 3,366,490

Jeffrey Feeler

57,851 513,430

Eric Gerratt

0 0

Steven Welling

523,430 400,236

Simon Bell

40,851 434,041

Victor Barnhart

0 0

Joe Colvin

0 0

Katina Dorton

0 0

Daniel Fox

0 0

Alison Ziegler

0 0