ATLANTA, June 13, 2018 – Rubicon Global today announced the appointment of Atlanta Hawks Chief Executive Officer Steve Koonin to its board of directors.

Koonin was named CEO of the Hawks in April 2014 and oversees all business, financial and strategic operations of the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena.

“I am thrilled to join Rubicon Global’s Board of Directors. They have become a disruptive leader in the waste and recycling industry with their innovative technology and passionate approach to creating sustainability solutions,” Koonin said.

With its technology, data analytics and solutions teams, Rubicon works to find new efficiencies and cost savings in every customer’s waste stream and to develop new and innovative ways to reduce, re-use and recycle materials.

“Steve is a visionary leader and we are honored to have him as part of the Rubicon family,” said Nate Morris, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Rubicon Global.

In April, the Hawks partnered with Rubicon to recycle all 12,500 seats removed during the Philips Arena transformation project.

About Rubicon GlobalRubicon Global is a technology company that provides waste, recycling, and smart city solutions to businesses and governments worldwide.