Steve Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Covanta Holding Corporation, New Jersey
Steve Jones has been the chief executive officer and president of Covanta Holding Corporation since January 2015. He served as senior vice president and associate general counsel of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., and served as its China president of strategic development. Mr. Jones served as senior vice president, general counsel, secretary and general manager of Tonnage Gases, Equipment and Energy and China President at Air Products Singapore Pte. Ltd. since 2007. He served as the vice president and general manager of Industrial Chemicals Division for Air Products & Chemicals Inc. since 2003. He had been responsible for the methylamines, higher amines and polyurethane intermediates businesses on a global basis. He joined Air Products as a lawyer in 1992 and served in the law group for several years. He served Air Products Energy and Process Industries Division as California area manager for Tonnage Gases, where he was responsible for its hydrogen activities on the West Coast.
He has been a director at Covanta Holding Corporation since March 2015. He received a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Bloomsburg University, an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from Temple University and a law degree in 1989 from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2007 he attended the Insead Advanced Management Program in Fontainebleau, France.