MORRISTOWN, NJ – Covanta, a leader in sustainable materials management and a premier provider of environmental solutions benefiting businesses and communities, announced Sue Klug has joined its Board of Directors. Sue’s experience in waste services and recycling and as an executive with a more than 30-year record of growth in customer-centric businesses will strengthen Covanta’s board of directors and the company’s strategic goals.
Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Republic Services, an over $12 billion environmental services company offering recycling, waste, container rental and field services. In this role and throughout her career, she directed efforts to increase brand awareness as well as grow customer loyalty through strategies that ranged from communications and digital transformation to product development and revenue management. Sue held a series of senior leadership positions in multi-billion-dollar grocery organizations, including Unified Grocers, Supervalu, Albertsons and Safeway, where she led marketing efforts that consistently resulted in increased sales and profitability.
Sue has served on a number of boards, including regional and international food industry and marketing companies. She has prioritized women’s leadership initiatives and led related programs in several of her positions, as well as served on the boards of charitable foundations with focuses ranging from neighborhood revitalization to research for a cure for cystic fibrosis.