Newly-created executive level position signals continued evolution as environmental solutions company
CAMP HILL, Pa., Feb. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) today announced it has appointed Cope Willis as the Company’s Vice President of Sustainability and Environmental Solutions.
In this newly-created role, Willis is responsible for driving Harsco’s environmental and corporate sustainability initiatives. He will lead efforts to integrate and embed sustainability throughout the Company, and will serve as advisor, subject matter expert, and key influencer in business development efforts.
Willis joins Harsco from PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as Director of Sustainability Services. He reports to Harsco Chairman and CEO Nick Grasberger.
“We are pleased to welcome Cope to Harsco,” said Grasberger. “Our Company has a long legacy of environmental remediation through our Metals & Minerals division, and Cope’s experience in aligning business strategy to sustainability will be an asset as we continue to expand on that legacy. I am confident that he will enhance our reputation as both responsible corporate citizens and partner of choice in providing environmental solutions to our customers’ challenges.”
Willis holds a BA in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia, and a PhD in Earth Science from the University of California – Santa Cruz.
About Harsco Corporation
Harsco Corporation is a diversified industrial company providing a range of onsite services and engineered products to the global steel, energy and railway sectors. Harsco’s common stock is a component of the S&P SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index.
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