Bruce E. Chinn
Independent Director since: 2023
Bruce Chinn is President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, a global petrochemical joint venture of Chevron U.S.A Inc. and Phillips 66 Company, where he is focused on leading the company through a period of sustainable growth. Mr. Chinn has over 40 years of experience driving operational, safety, and financial results. Prior to his current role, he held several operations and business roles at Chevron Corporation, leading large, diverse organizations. In these roles, Mr. Chinn focused on performance, partnership, and safety, while striving for continued success in the business and community. Mr. Chinn began his career at DuPont, where he held positions of increasing responsibility in manufacturing, technical, commercial and business leadership at the U.S. and international level.
Mr. Chinn brings extensive knowledge of circular solutions and renewable energy that is aligned with WM’s strategic focus on making sustainability growth investments in our recycling and renewable energy businesses. His operations leadership expertise bolsters WM’s continued efforts to drive operating efficiencies, enhance our safety culture, and differentiate our service offerings. Mr. Chinn’s broad and expansive dedication to operating excellence and developing strong culture provides valuable perspective to WM’s Board, and his experience allows him to share specific insight into focus areas such as renewable energy transition, environmental regulation and compliance, risk management, international exposure, government affairs and communications.
Mr. Chinn is chairman of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Foundation Board of Trustees, and he serves as a board director and executive committee member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and the American Chemistry Council.
Mr. Chinn holds a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University.