Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

About Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Company Description:


Waste Management, Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services in North America, offering services such as collection, transfer, disposal services, and recycling and resource recovery. It also develops, operates, and owns landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States.

The company was established in 1968 and has its headquarters in Houston, Texas, United States. Waste Management, Inc. has consistently demonstrated a commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship, leading the way in waste reduction and recycling efforts.


Main Product(s):


Waste Management's primary services include waste collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. They are also involved in renewable energy generation from landfill gas.


Short History of Waste Management, Inc:


  • 1968 – Waste Management, Inc. was founded, beginning its journey in waste collection and management.
  • 1971 – The company became publicly traded.
  • 1980s – Expansion of operations across North America.
  • 1998 – Merger with USA Waste Services, Inc.
  • 2008 – Launched a sustainability initiative aimed at reducing emissions and increasing recycling rates.
  • 2010s – Significant investments in technology for waste management and recycling processes.
  • 2023 – Continues to lead in sustainable waste management solutions.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. James C. Fish Jr.President, CEO & Director5.05M8.04M1962
Ms. Devina A. RankinExecutive VP & CFO2.09M1.25M1976
Mr. John J. Morris Jr.Executive VP & COO2.27M2.97M1970
Ms. Tara J. HemmerSenior VP & Chief Sustainability Officer1.68MN/A1973
Mr. John A. CarrollVP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1973
Mr. Edward A. EglDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Charles C. BoettcherExecutive VP of Corporate Development & Chief Legal Officer1.36M3.34M1974
Charles S. SchwagerVP, Chief Compliance & Ethics OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Kelly C. RooneySenior VP, Chief Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion OfficerN/AN/A1974
Mr. Michael J. WatsonSenior VP & Chief Customer OfficerN/AN/A1970

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