HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WCA Waste Corporation ("WCA"), a vertically integrated, non-hazardous solid-waste services company announced today that William K. Caesar has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of WCA.
Caesar joins WCA after serving since 2012 as President of WM Recycling and the WM Organic Growth Group, where he developed the industry-leading recyclable materials business for Waste Management and led its strategic technology and services investments. Prior to holding those positions, Caesar served as Chief Strategy Officer for Waste Management. Prior to joining Waste Management in 2010, Caesar was a principal in the Atlanta office of McKinsey & Company, a leading global consulting and advisory firm. During his 13-year tenure at McKinsey, Caesar advised clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including waste management, on corporate strategy, growth initiatives, performance improvement and sales strategies. He holds a bachelor of arts from Colgate University, a masters' degree from Georgetown University, and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Bill Caesar said, "I am excited to join and lead the WCA team as CEO and to work closely with its management team and equity sponsor on executing a successful long-term growth strategy and building WCA into a leading non-hazardous waste services company. WCA is poised to capitalize on its competitive advantage in the markets that it serves and I look forward to providing the strategic leadership and execution experience that will expand WCA's market share, enhance its customer service capabilities, sustain the company's safety first culture, and deliver strong operating and financial performance."
Paul Mitchener, WCA's Chairman and a Managing Director with Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, stated, "We are very pleased to have Bill on board as the company's CEO. The WCA Board undertook an extensive search process targeting experienced candidates who think strategically, had a proven track record in executing strategic initiatives and operational improvements and understand the changing dynamics of the waste industry. Bill possesses all of those skills and we are confident he will provide the leadership that inspires the WCA team to achieve performance excellence and produce strong results."
Mr. Mitchener will continue to serve as the Chairman of the Board of WCA.
About WCA Waste Corporation
WCA Waste Corporation is an integrated company engaged in the collection, transportation, processing and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste. The Company's operations currently consist of 22 landfills, 24 transfer stations / material recovery facilities and 25 collection operations located throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.
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