David Steiner is president and chief executive officer for Waste Management. Prior to being elected president and CEO in March 2004, Mr. Steiner was Waste Management’s chief financial officer. Mr. Steiner joined Waste Management in November 2000 as vice president and deputy general counsel and was appointed senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary in July 2001. In April 2003, he was elected CFO. He joined WM from Phelps Dunbar, a law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to that, he was an associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in San Jose, California. Steiner currently serves as a director of Tyco Electronics Corporation and FedEx Corporation.
Waste Management is the largest environmental solutions provider in North America, serving more than 20 million customers in the U.S. and Canada. As part of their strategy, Waste Management is committed to developing new waste solutions that can help communities and organizations achieve their green goals, including zero waste. Waste Management is also a renewable energy provider, producing more than twice the amount of renewable electricity than the entire US solar industry.