Press Release

Calgon Carbon Names New CFO

PITTSBURGH, PA  –  07/14/2010

Calgon Carbon (NYSE: CCC) announced today that Stevan R. Schott (47) has been named vice president, chief financial officer, effective immediately. He will have responsibility for all corporate financial functions.

Mr. Schott replaces Leroy M. Ball (42) who has accepted a position with another company, effective September 1, 2010. In the interim, Mr. Ball will focus on transferring responsibility for Calgon Carbon Japan to C. H. S. (Kees) Majoor, executive vice president – Europe and Asia.

Mr. Schott joined Calgon Carbon in 2007 as executive director, finance. He was promoted to vice president, finance in 2008 with responsibility for Calgon Carbon’s U.S. and Asia accounting, tax, treasury, planning, and risk management functions, as well as all external financial reporting.

Prior to joining Calgon Carbon, Mr. Schott was employed by Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc., a conglomerate whose primary business was electric energy. During his eight year tenure, Mr. Schott held various positions in accounting and finance, including controller, vice president of finance, and chief financial officer. He also spent 15 years at Deloitte & Touche LLP where he was a senior manager in the auditing practice.

Mr. Schott earned a B.S. degree in business administration from Duquesne University.

For more information about Calgon Carbon’s leading activated carbon and ultraviolet technology solutions for municipalities and industries, visit dev.calgoncarbon.com.

Calgon Carbon Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a global leader in services and solutions for making water and air safer and cleaner.

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