Sewell joined Charah in 2008 as an operations manager and held the positions of vice-president of operations and senior vice-president of operations until 2013 when he was appointed COO. As COO, Sewell was responsible for maintaining oversight of Charah operations, safety management, business development and utility relations.
Before joining Charah, he worked for Bechtel Corporation from 2002 until 2007.
“It is an honour to be appointed president and CEO, and I look forward to building upon Charah’s strong foundation to accelerate its success as we continue to execute on our robust pipeline of opportunities and capitalize on the growing need for environmental remediation,” Sewell said.
“Working closely with the Board and the rest of our seasoned management team, I am confident that we can further deliver the innovative solutions our customers have come to expect from Charah, while driving value for our shareholders and supporting our employees.”