WTS, Inc. Promotes Michael Wurst to CEO; Hall Named Chairman

LEWISTON, N.Y., March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WTS, Inc. announced today that, effective March 14, 2018, Michael Wurst will assume the role and responsibilities of President and CEO of WTS, Inc. Michael is succeeding WTS Founder Gary Hall who will continue to serve as WTS's Chairman. Since joining WTS 22 years ago, Michael has held numerous positions in Finance, Business Development and Management. Additionally, Michael Oliver will become the Vice Chairman and Thomas Woodson has been named Executive Vice President, Sustainable Solutions and Technologies.

Gary Hall said, "Mike's passion for Responsible Care®, protecting the environment, delivering economic value and serving the communities where we operate is the ideal fit for this leadership role in WTS. His collaborative approach with our clients, employees, and supply-chain partners will allow WTS to continue to improve upon the remarkable service and sustainability enhancements we deliver each day. As WTS grows our core service offering and further expands into technology-based solutions, Mike's steady leadership and Tom's strength in solving our clients' sustainability challenges will greatly benefit our stakeholders."

As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Wurst will lead WTS, Inc.'s global growth and collaborate with WTS team members to facilitate the day-to-day operations. "WTS is poised for growth and through our experience and diverse offerings; we are able to meet our customers increasing sustainability demands," said Wurst, "I look forward to working with our team continuing to develop technologies that will benefit the three pillars of sustainability."

About WTS, Inc.:

WTS Inc. is the leading non-asset based provider of By-Product Management Systems at over 350 industrial client locations across North America. WTS objectively delivers sustainability enhancements through offering on-site engineering, processes, and technology to deliver emissions reductions, eliminate waste and reclaim value from by-products and waste streams. Founded in 1982, WTS is a Responsible Care® Partner to the American Chemistry Council and practices the Guiding Principles of Responsible Care® throughout its entire operating system.

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