Veolia Environmental Services Appoints Jeff Adix New CEO for North America

  Veolia Environmental Services Appoints Jeff Adix New CEO for North America

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- December 03, 2012

Veolia Environmental Services North America (VESNA) today announced the
appointment of Jeff Adix as President and CEO of the organization. He replaces
Richard Burke, who recently left the company to serve as President of Advanced
Disposal Services (ADS), which acquired the assets of Veolia ES Solid Waste.

Jeff Adix, President and CEO of Veolia Environmental Services North America
Corp. (Photo: Business W ...

Jeff Adix, President and CEO of Veolia Environmental Services North America
Corp. (Photo: Business Wire)

As President and CEO of VESNA, Adix will be responsible for the overall
performance, growth and operations of the company, which include the
collection, treatment and recycling of hazardous wastes and turn-key
industrial cleaning and maintenance. He brings a unique perspective to his new
role, having previously worked for Veolia from 2000 to 2009. During this time,
he served as a member of VESNA’s Executive Committee and held senior
management roles of increasing responsibility, including Senior Vice President
of Support Services and Chief Financial Officer for the company’s former solid
waste business.

Jerome Le Conte, CEO of Veolia Environmental Services, commented on Adix’s
return to VESNA: “I am very pleased to welcome back Jeff to the Veolia
organization. He is a proven leader with over 20 years of management
experience, both in the United States and abroad,” said Jérôme Le Conte. “I
have the utmost confidence in his ability to effectively lead Veolia’s waste
operations in North America, where we are well-positioned to grow our service
offering and market share within the industrial sector.”

Most recently, Adix served as Vice President of Audit Advisory Services for
ManpowerGroup, a $22 billion publicly-traded staffing and workforce solutions
company. Prior to this role, he was an Executive Vice President with Manpower
Group’s Right Management business, with global responsibility for both
financial management and strategic planning. Adix also brings international
acquisition, joint venture and strategic development experience to Veolia,
gained from time with S.C. Johnson, a $9 billion global consumer products

Adix began his career with Arthur Andersen in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He remains
a Certified Public Accountant and earned an MBA from the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee, along with an undergraduate degree in business
administration from Drake University.

Veolia Environmental Services North America

Based in Chicago, Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp. is a
leading environmental solutions company that provides turn-key industrial
cleaning and maintenance services and treats, recycles and disposes of
hazardous and industrial waste across North America. The company is part of
the Veolia Environnement family of companies, which includes 30,000 North
American employees providing sustainable environmental solutions in water
management, waste services and energy management.

Veolia Environmental Services is the global reference in waste, cleaning and
resource management. Its parent company, Veolia Environnement (NYSE: VE and
Paris Euronext: VIE), recorded annual revenues of over $38 billion in 2011.
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