Waste Management Names James C. (Jim) Fish, Jr. President
The new Chief Financial Officer will report to Fish, who will maintain his responsibility for all financial affairs for Waste Management, including treasury, audit, accounting, financial planning, tax and investor relations. He will also continue to oversee the information technology group and several of the Company’s growth areas, including strategic business development and the Company’s organic growth group.
“The Board of Directors and I have a strong and ongoing focus on
succession planning, and the next logical step in that process is for
Jim to be appointed President,” said
“In his 15 years with the company, Jim has been pivotal to the success of our business, and this appointment is extremely well deserved. He is a talented leader with tremendous knowledge of and expertise in all aspects of our business and has an impressive track record of delivering results and driving shareholder value. The Senior Leadership Team and I look forward to continuing our work alongside Jim in his added role as President as we execute our strategy to drive profitable growth and create value for our shareholders,” Steiner added.
“I am excited to take on this role and humbled by the confidence David and the Board of Directors have demonstrated in me,” said Fish. “Our Company’s future is bright, our business plan is solid and I look forward to continue working with our field and corporate teams to successfully execute on all aspects of that plan.”
Fish, 54, joined Waste Management in 2001. Prior to becoming CFO, he
held several key positions with the Company, including Senior Vice
President for the Company’s
Before joining Waste Management, Fish held finance or revenue management
positions at Westex, a Yellow-Roadway subsidiary;
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