Robert S. Murley named Chairman of the Board Jack Schuler not standing for re-election at the Annual Meeting

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stericycle, Inc. (Nasdaq:SRCL) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has elected Robert S. Murley as Chairman as part of the continued evolution of the Board.

Mr. Murley will succeed Mark C. Miller, who is retiring from his role as Chairman of the Board but will continue to serve as a Director.  Mr. Miller has been a Director of the Company since 1992 and served as Chairman since August 2008.  Mr. Miller also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Stericycle from 1992 until January 2013. 

Mr. Murley joined Stericycle's Board of Directors in January 2017.  He is a Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse, LLC and worked at Credit Suisse in various roles with increasing responsibility between 1975 and 2012, including Chairman of Investment Banking in the Americas.  Mr. Murley has served on multiple public and private boards of directors in the past and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Health Insurance Innovations Inc., of privately held Brown Advisory Incorporated, and on the Board of Advisors of Harbour Group.  Mr. Murley holds a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University, a Master of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a Master of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

"Bob Murley has a breath of experience leading and advising a range of businesses across multiple industries, which will serve Stericycle well as the company continues to grow and evolve.  I look forward to working with Bob in his new role as Chairman," said Miller.

Stericycle also announced that Jack W. Schuler, the Company's Lead Director since 2008 and Chairman of the Board between 1990 and 2008, has made the decision not to stand for re-election at the 2018 Annual Meeting.   "Mr. Schuler has been an important influence on Stericycle as we have grown dramatically over the past 28 years," said Charles A. Alutto, Stericycle President and Chief Executive Officer.  "We thank him for his many years of distinguished service and contributions to the Company.  We also thank Mark for his leadership as Chairman and are excited to work with Bob as he leads the Board in the years ahead."

Stericycle is a world-leading business-to-business services company providing more than one million customers in 21 countries with an array of essential and highly specialized compliance-based solutions including regulated waste management, secure information destruction, recall management, and communication services.  For more information, please visit

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