James C. Fish Jr. – Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management, Inc. – Email Address

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 13, 2011 until August 2012. Mr. Fish served as Area Vice President of Pennsylvania and West Virginia Market at Waste Management from 2009 to 2011. He joined Waste Management in 2001 as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and also served as Vice President of Price Management and was responsible for running its pricing excellence programs. He served as Market Area General Manager — Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia from 2008 to 2009 and Rhode Island/Southern Massachusetts from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Fish held finance or revenue management positions at Westex, a Yellow Corporation subsidiary; Trans World Airlines, Inc. and America West Airlines, Inc. He began his professional career at KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Fish has been a Director of Waste Management, Inc. since November 11, 2016. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Arizona State University and his MBA in finance from the University of Chicago. Mr. Fish is a Certified Public Accountant.

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.[4]

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.[citation needed] Together with its competitor Republic Services, Inc, the two handle more than half of all garbage collection in the United States.[5]

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