Introducing new board of directors who will lead key roles in establishing Envac as industry-leader in North America

Envac North America, a global provider of smart, automated waste collection, today announced the appointment of Michael Bracken and Douglas E. Carney to its board of directors.

Envac North America, a division of Envac Group, a global provider of smart, automated waste collection introduces new board of directors that will shape the automated waste collection market in the North America.

About the new board of directors

Michael Bracken is the president of Wilkinson Hi-Rise and is a world-renowned expert in the waste and linen chutes industry. Michael began his career at Schlumberger North America and rose to the position of Vice President of Operations for their South East Asia region. He later returned to Florida to accept a position as the construction manager for Bovis Construction. In 1995 he became the Vice President of Sales for Hi-Rise Recycling Systems, Inc. (Wilkinson Hi-Rise predecessor) and later helped to establish the new Wilkinson Hi-Rise. Michael graduated from Hobart College with a bachelor’s degree in Geophysics and received his Master’s in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Pau. He is a licensed mechanical contractor in FL and CA. In addition, he serves as a board member of NFPA 82: Standard on Incinerators and Waste and Linen Handling Systems. Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership experience and will play a key role in team development, driving revenue, and general management as Envac Group makes its foray into North American markets.

Douglas Carney has served as the System’s Senior Vice President and Chief Facilities Officer at Mount Sinai Health System since 2021. His expertise as a builder and leader of high-functioning teams executing world-class healthcare and hospital operations adds value to the healthcare facility sector, a priority market for Envac North America. Before joining Envac, Doug served as a Clinical Professor (Real Estate & Construction) at Drexel University, Adjunct Lecturer at The Wharton School, Senior Vice President, Real Estate, Facilities & Operations at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Senior Vice President, Real Estate & Construction Management at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Doug has received Postgraduate Certification from Harvard Business School and received his degree in architecture from Carnegie Mellon University. He currently serves as a board member and a member of the finance committee for the Boston Public Library Fund.

Envac North America President, Thomas Embley, expressed his confidence in the appointments of the new board members, “Michael and Doug each bring a wealth of pertinent industry experience, wise judgment, and keen insight to our team. They will play key roles as we continue executing Envac’s vision with the introduction of our game-changing automated waste removal technology in North America.”

Read the press release about Envac North America operations here.


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