Donald W. Slager – Chief Executive Officer and President of Republic Services, Inc. – Email Address

Donald W. Slager, also known as Don, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Republic Services, Inc. since January 1, 2011 and December 5, 2008 respectively. Mr. Slager serves at Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. He served as the Principal Operations Officer of Republic Services, Inc. since October 2013 until June 9, 2014. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Allied Waste Industries Inc. since June 24, 2003 and served as its Vice President since December 2008. He served as the Chief Operating Officer at Republic Services, Inc. since December 5, 2008 until January 1, 2011. Mr. Slager served as the President of Allied Waste Industries Inc. from January 3, 2005 to December 2008, Executive Vice President from June 24, 2003 to January 3, 2005 and as its Senior Vice President of Operations since December 2001. He served as the Vice President of Operations at Allied Waste Industries Inc. from February 1998 to December 2001, Assistant Vice President of Operations from June 1997 to February 1998 and also its Regional Vice President of the West Region from June 1996 to June 1997. He served as District Manager at Chicago Metro District from 1992 to 1996. Before Allied’s acquisition of National Waste Services in 1992, he served at National Waste Services as General Manager from 1990 to 1992 and in other management positions since 1985. He has been a Director of UTi Worldwide, Inc. since September 13, 2009 and Republic Services, Inc. since June 24, 2010. Mr. Slager has completed the Northwestern University Kellogg School Advanced Executive Program and holds a certificate from the Stanford University Board Consortium Development Program.

Republic Services, Inc founded in 1996 is the second largest non-hazardous solid waste management company in the United States after Waste Management, Inc since 2008. It has been hailed on Wall Street for its increase in share price, and attracted celebrity investors Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and states' Department of Environmental Protection have levied several high-profile fines against it; In 2013 the Missouri Attorney General filed a lawsuit about an uncontrolled underground fire at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, polluting air and water and threatening adjacent West Lake Landfill which contains nuclear waste, scheduled to go to trial.

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