Brad Helgeson was appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer of Covanta in November 2013. Prior to becoming CFO, Mr. Helgeson had been Covanta’s vice president and treasurer since joining the company in May 2007.
From 2004 to 2007, Mr. Helgeson was vice president of finance and treasurer for Waste Services, Inc., a publicly-traded environmental services company with operations in the U.S. and Canada. Prior to his tenure at Waste Services, Mr. Helgeson worked for two investment banking firms, Lehman Brothers and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he assisted clients in raising capital and with merger and acquisition transactions in the industrial sector.
Mr. Helgeson graduated magna cum laude with an A.B. degree in economics and history from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME.