Press Release

Calgon Carbon Appoints Daniel Crookshank To Director, Investor Relations

PITTSBURGH, PA  –  05/07/2015

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Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that it has hired Daniel E. Crookshank as Director of Investor Relations, effective May 11, 2015.

Crookshank will replace Gail Gerono, VP of Investor Relations, when she retires later in May.  Reporting to Chief Financial Officer, Steve Schott, Crookshank will manage investor relationships, quarterly results calls and also support the company’s finance department.

Randy Dearth, Chairman, President and CEO of Calgon Carbon, commented, “Dan is a great fit for Calgon Carbon. I look forward to working with him, and introducing him to our investor community.”

Crookshank most recently served as the Director of Investor Relations at RTI International Metals, Inc., and prior to that, served from 2008 to 2010 as the Vice President of Global Investor Relations at Mylan, Inc.  In both assignments he was responsible for leading and coordinating investment community communications and relationships.  During his 18-year career with Rockwell Collins and Rockwell International, he served in a number of increasingly responsible positions within Finance. He also completed accounting assignments with National Steel Corporation and H.J. Heinz Corporation. He began his business career with the public accounting firm Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, (Deloitte & Touche). He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Robert Morris University and an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. 

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Pure Water.  Clean Air.  Better World.

Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) is a global leader in innovative solutions, high quality products and reliable services designed to protect human health and the environment from harmful contaminants in water, and air.  As a leading manufacturer of activated carbon, with broad capabilities in ultraviolet light disinfection, the Company provides purification solutions for drinking water, wastewater, pollution abatement, and a variety of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes.

Calgon Carbon is the world’s largest producer of granular activated carbon and supplies more than 100 types of activated carbon products – in granular, powdered, pelletized and cloth form – for more than 700 distinct applications.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Calgon Carbon Corporation employs approximately 1,100 people at more than 15 manufacturing, reactivation, and equipment fabrication facilities in the U.S., Asia, and in Europe, where Calgon Carbon is known as Chemviron Carbon.  The company also has more than 27 sales and service centers throughout the world.

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

This news release contains historical information and forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements typically contain words such as “expect,” “believe,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” or similar words indicating that future outcomes are uncertain. Statements looking forward in time, including statements regarding future growth and profitability, price increases, cost savings, broader product lines, enhanced competitive posture and acquisitions, are included in the company’s most recent Annual Report pursuant to the “safe harbor” provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. They involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the company’s actual results in future periods to be materially different from any future performance suggested herein. Further, the company operates in an industry sector where securities values may be volatile and may be influenced by economic and other factors beyond the company’s control. Some of the factors that could affect future performance of the company are higher energy and raw material costs, costs of imports and related tariffs, labor relations, availability of capital and environmental requirements as they relate both to our operations and to our customers, changes in foreign currency exchange rates, borrowing restrictions, validity of patents and other intellectual property, and pension costs. In the context of the forward-looking information provided in this news release, please refer to the discussions of risk factors and other information detailed in, as well as the other information contained in the company’s most recent Annual Report.

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Contact: Amanda Mushrush

Direct Dial: 412-787-6667

AMushrush@CalgonCarbon.com