Joseph M. Holsten was elected a board director of Covanta Holding Corporation in May 2009. Mr. Holsten serves as chairperson of the Audit Committee.
Mr. Holsten has been Chairman of the Board of LKQ Corporation (“LKQ”), the leading provider of recycled and aftermarket parts in the U.S., since November 2011. Prior to this he was Chief Executive Officer since 1998. Mr. Holsten also serves on the board of directors of LKQ. Prior to joining LKQ, Mr. Holsten held various positions of increasing responsibility with the North American and International operations of Waste Management, Inc. for approximately 17 years. From February 1997 until July 1998, Mr. Holsten served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Waste Management, Inc. From July 1995 until February 1997, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management International, plc. Prior to working for Waste Management, Inc., Mr. Holsten was a staff auditor at a public accounting firm.