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Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

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147.90+1.65 (+1.13%)
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148.10 +0.20 (+0.14%)
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Waste Management, Inc.

800 Capitol Street
Suite 3000
Houston, TX 77002
United States

IndustryWaste Management
Full-time employees48,250

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. James C. Fish Jr.Pres, CEO & Director2.66M3.85M1962
Ms. Devina A. RankinSr. VP of Field Operations, Exec. VP & CFO1.19M1.61M1976
Mr. John J. Morris Jr.Exec. VP & COO1.29M1.38M1970
Ms. Tara J. HemmerSr. VP & Chief Sustainability Officer971.96k741.46k1973
Mr. Steven R. BatchelorSr. VP of Operations928.68k3.32M1958
Ms. Leslie K. NagyVP & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1974
Mr. Edward A. EglDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Charles C. BoettcherExec. VP of Corp. Devel. & Chief Legal OfficerN/AN/A1974
Charles S. SchwagerVP, Chief Compliance & Ethics OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Tamla D. Oates-ForneySr. VP & Chief People OfficerN/AN/A1972
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offers collection services, including picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from where it was generated to a transfer station, material recovery facility (MRF), or disposal site; and owns, develops, and operates landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States, as well as owns and operates transfer stations. As of December 31, 2020, the company owned or operated 263 solid waste landfills; 5 secure hazardous waste landfills; 103 MRFs; and 348 transfer stations. It also provides materials processing and commodities recycling services; recycling brokerage services, such as managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties; and other strategic business solutions. In addition, the company offers construction and remediation services; services related with the disposal of fly ash, and residue generated from the combustion of coal and other fuel stocks; in-plant services comprising full-service waste management solutions and consulting services; and specialized disposal services for oil and gas exploration and production operations. The company was formerly known as USA Waste Services, Inc. and changed its name to Waste Management, Inc. in 1998. Waste Management, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Corporate governance

Waste Management, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 26 September 2021 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder rights: 3; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.