HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 2, 2015--
Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that Andrés Gluski,
president and chief executive officer of The AES Corporation (AES), one
of the world’s largest independent power producers, was elected to its
board of directors effective January 1st.
During his 14-year tenure at AES, Mr. Gluski has served in numerous
global leadership roles. Prior to being named chief executive officer,
Mr. Gluski served AES as chief operating officer from 2007 until 2011.
Mr. Gluski's career prior to joining AES also provided him with a broad
range of experiences in both the public and private sectors, including
serving as executive vice president of Corporate and Investment Banking
in Grupo Santander at Banco de Venezuela, serving as an economist in the
Treasury Department of the International Monetary Fund, and serving as
Director General of the Venezuelan Ministry of Finance and Senior
Economic Policy Advisor.
"Andrés has a diverse international business and finance background. His
experience in managing growth opportunities while focusing on
operational innovation and efficiency aligns with our strategic vision
and will be a valuable resource to our board and our management. We are
pleased to have him as part of our team," said David P. Steiner,
president and chief executive officer of Waste Management.
Mr. Gluski holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University,
a Masters of Arts in economics from the University of Virginia, and a
PhD in international economics from the University of Virginia. He
currently serves on the board of The AES Corporation, the Council of the
Americas, and the Edison Electric Institute and is Chairman of AES Gener
and AES Brasiliana. He is an appointed member of the President’s Export
The election of Mr. Gluski brings the size of Waste Management’s board
of directors to nine members, eight of whom are independent.
ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT
Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of
comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its
subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and
resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading
developer, operator and owner of landfill-gas-to-energy facilities in
the United States. The company’s customers include residential,
commercial, industrial and municipal customers throughout North America.
To learn more visit www.wm.com.
Source: Waste Management, Inc.
Ed Egl, 713.265.1656