Nuverra Environmental Solutions Announces CFO Departure; Christopher Chisholm Appointed Interim CFO
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuverra Environmental Solutions (NYSE: NES) ("Nuverra" or "the Company"), a leading provider of full-cycle environmental solutions to the energy and industrial end-markets, today announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jay C. Parkinson is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities.  Mr. Parkinson will remain with the Company through March 31, 2015 to assist with an orderly transition.

Christopher Chisholm, Nuverra's current Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, has been appointed interim CFO effective immediately while the Company conducts a national search for Mr. Parkinson's successor.  Before joining Nuverra in 2011, Mr. Chisholm was EVP and CFO of Envirogen Technologies, Inc., a water treatment technologies business, and a predecessor company from 2008-2011. Prior to that position, he served as EVP and CFO of Veolia Water North America, LLC, and served in various executive management capacities for U.S. Filter.

"Jay was instrumental in leading the Company through a series of strategic transactions in support of our long-term vision and business strategy," said Mr. Johnsrud, Chief Executive Officer of Nuverra. "We want to thank Jay for his contributions and wish him well in the future." 

The Company has engaged an industry-specific search firm and expressed confidence that a permanent successor will be named in a timely manner.

About Nuverra

Nuverra Environmental Solutions is among the largest companies in the United States dedicated to providing comprehensive and full-cycle environmental solutions to customers in energy and industrial end-markets. Nuverra focuses on the delivery, collection, treatment, recycling, and disposal of restricted solids, water, wastewater, used motor oil, spent antifreeze, waste fluids and hydrocarbons. The Company continues to expand its suite of environmentally compliant and sustainable solutions to customers who demand stricter environmental compliance and accountability from their service providers. Interested parties can access additional information about Nuverra on the Company's web site at, and in documents filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, on the SEC's web site at

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Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc.
Liz Merritt, 602-903-7802
VP-Investor Relations & Communications

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