HOUSTON -- (Business Wire)
Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that Victoria Holt,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Spartech Corporation, was
elected to its Board of Directors on Monday, January 28th.
Ms. Holt's career includes a broad range of experiences. Ms. Holt
started at Monsanto Company in 1979, and held various assignments of
increasing responsibility before being named Assistant to the Chief
Executive Officer in 1995. In 1996, she moved to Solutia, Inc., a
divestiture of The Monsanto Company’s chemical business, as a vice
president and general manager. From 2003 to 2010, Ms. Holt held various
roles with PPG Industries, most recently as Senior Vice President of
Glass and Fiber Glass. In 2010, Ms. Holt joined Spartech Corporation as
Chief Executive Officer.
“Victoria has a diverse international business background serving a wide
spectrum of customers looking for sustainable plastics solutions. We
believe that her experience in environmental solutions and recycling
will compliment our Board and our management team. We are pleased to
have her as part of our team," said David P. Steiner, Chief Executive
Officer of Waste Management.
Ms. Holt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Duke University and
a Masters of Business Administration from Pace University. She currently
serves on the board of Spartech Corporation and Watlow Electric
Manufacturing Company, a private designer and manufacturer of industrial
electric heaters, sensors, and controllers.
The election of Ms. Holt brings the size of Waste Management’s Board of
Directors to nine members, eight of whom are independent.
ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT
Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider
of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its
subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and
resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading
developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill
gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers
include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers
throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste
Management visit www.wm.com
Ed Egl, 713-265-1656
Source: Waste Management, Inc.
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