LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Charah Solutions Inc., a leading provider of environmental and maintenance services to the power generation industry, announced Tuesday the appointment of Roger D. Shannon as chief financial officer and treasurer, effective June 17.
Current interim CFO and Treasurer Nicholas Jacoby will remain with the company as vice president of finance.
Shannon is a CPA and a CFA charterholder with more than 30 years of corporate finance and accounting experience. He joins Charah Solutions from ADTRAN, a publicly-traded provider of next-generation networking solutions, where he held various roles including CFO, senior vice president of finance, treasurer and head of corporate development since 2015.
Prior to his time at ADTRAN, Shannon served as CFO and treasurer for Steel Technologies for more than nine years. Earlier in his career, he performed a variety of senior finance roles at Brown-Forman and British American Tobacco, as well as accounting positions at Vulcan Materials Company, Lexmark International and KPMG.
Shannon received a B.S. in accounting from Auburn University and an MBA from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
“Roger is a talented executive with a long history of providing financial and strategic leadership to successful corporations across a range of industries. On behalf of the board of directors and our valued employees, I am delighted to welcome him to Charah Solutions,” said Scott Sewell, Charah Solutions president and CEO. “We are confident that Roger’s extensive financial and public company experience will be immediately beneficial as we continue executing our growth strategy and delivering value to our shareholders.”
“I am very excited to join the Charah Solutions team and use my public company CFO experience to help the company deliver long-term, profitable growth,” said Shannon. “Charah Solutions is well positioned for growth, and I’m looking forward to working closely with Scott and the rest of the leadership team, as well as the board, to strengthen the company’s financial position, enhance shareholder value and contribute to Charah Solutions’ continued success.”