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|Waste Management Names James C. Fish, Jr. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
Executive Vice President - Finance, Recycling and Energy Services Steven C. Preston to
Mr. Preston joined Waste Management last year after the company's acquisition of
Said Preston, "It has been a privilege working with such a talented and committed leadership team. I firmly believe the company is headed in the right direction as they address the changes that are underway in the waste industry. It's my desire, however, to return to a chief executive position, and I am pursuing that."
Mr. Fish joined Waste Management in 2001 as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. Two years later, he was promoted to Vice President of Price Management managing the company's pricing programs. He then moved into field operations as a Vice President, first managing the
"Over more than a decade at Waste Management, Jim has taken on a wide variety of responsibilities and has done an exceptional job in every role," said Steiner. "Jim knows the company, he is a leader, and he has embraced our need to change and grow. The combination of Jim's valuable field and corporate experience, together with his financial expertise and focus on growth, ideally position him to manage our financial affairs as we pursue our strategies of knowing more about our customers and how best to service them; extracting more value from the materials we handle; and innovating and optimizing our business."
Waste Management also announced that it has scheduled a shareholder-analyst conference call on
What: Waste Management shareholder-analyst conference call
Where: A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto http://www.wm.com and selecting "Events and Presentations" in the Investor Relations section of our website.
You may also listen to the analyst conference call by telephone by contacting the conference call operator 5-10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and asking for the "Waste Management Conference Call - Call ID 97433084." US/Canada Dial-In #: (877) 710-6139. Int'l/Local Dial-In #: (706) 643-7398. Participation will be in listen-only mode.
Replay: A replay of the call will be available beginning at approximately
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