Calgon Carbon Names New CFO

Calgon Carbon announced recently that Stevan R. Schott has been named vice president, chief financial officer, effective immediately. He will have responsibility for all corporate financial functions.

Schott replaces Leroy M. Ball, who has accepted a position with another company, effective Sept. 1. In the interim, Ball will focus on transferring responsibility for Calgon Carbon Japan to C. H. S. (Kees) Majoor, executive vice president – Europe and Asia.

Schott joined Calgon Carbon in 2007 as executive director, finance. He was promoted to vice president, finance in 2008 with responsibility for Calgon Carbon’s U.S. and Asia accounting, tax, treasury, planning, and risk management functions, as well as all external financial reporting.

Prior to joining the company, Schott was employed by Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc., a conglomerate whose primary business was electric energy. During his eight year tenure, Schott held various positions in accounting and finance, including controller, vice president of finance, and chief financial officer. He also spent 15 years at Deloitte & Touche LLP where he was a senior manager in the auditing practice.

Schott earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Duquesne University.

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