Mr. James C. Fish, Jr. also known as Jim, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management, Inc. since November 11, 2016 and as has been its President since July 27, 2016. Mr. Fish served as Executive Vice President of Waste Management, Inc. from August 2012 to July 27, 2016 and also served as its Chief Financial Officer since August 2012 until November 18, 2016. He served as Senior Vice President of Eastern Group Operations at Waste Management, Inc. since June
Waste Management, Inc. is a waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company in North America. Founded in 1971, the company is headquartered in the First City Tower in Houston, Texas.
The company's network includes 367 collection operations, 346 transfer stations, 293 active landfill disposal sites, 16 waste-to-energy plants, 146 recycling plants, 111 beneficial-use landfill gas projects and six independent power production plants. Waste Management offers environmental services to nearly 27 million residential, industrial, municipal and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. With 26,000 collection and transfer vehicles, the company has the largest trucking fleet in the waste industry. Together with its competitor Republic Services, Inc, the two handle more than half of all garbage collection in the United States.