HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Jan. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADES) (the "Company") today announced the promotion of Jean Bustard to President of ADA-ES ("ADA"), one of the Company's affiliated operating companies. Dr. Michael Durham, President and CEO of Advanced Emissions Solutions, the parent company of ADA, commented "In her role as Chief Operating Officer of ADA Jean has led the effort to prepare the company for the Mercury Air Toxics Standard ("MATS") market and has been instrumental in ADA's success to date. Since the MATS market began, ADA has won more than 50% of the awards made for Activated Carbon Injection systems has been awarded more than $100 million in total equipment awards. She is the ideal person to lead ADA in its next phase of growth." Ms. Bustard, who co-founded ADA in 1997 and earned an MBA from the University of Colorado in 2004, has been an essential part of the development, growth, and success of several Company operating companies including: President of ADA Carbon Solutions, Manager of Clean Coal Solutions, and oversight of the integration and operations of BCSI. Ms. Bustard is recognized as one of the leading experts in the world in air pollution control and was recently named as one of the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining, which aims to promote the significant impact of women within the global mining industry. Commenting on her new role, Ms. Bustard stated, "I am proud of ADA's success in the MATS market and look forward to additional equipment awards and an expansion of our product offerings to support plant performance with new regulations, including M-Prove™ for mercury control, RESPond™ to maintain the performance of electrostatic precipitators with MATS sorbents and ongoing technical and maintenance services." The Company will also participate in the 16th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York City on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. A copy of the slides to be used at these events will be available via the Investor Information section of www.advancedemissionssolutions.com on or before January 15, 2014 and will also be filed on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. About Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADES) serves as the holding entity for a family of companies that provide emissions solutions to customers in the power generation and other industries.