TORONTO – Elise L. Jordan has been appointed to the board of directors of Waste Connections, Inc.
“Elise is a seasoned finance professional with a wealth of experience in transportation, logistics and customer connectivity through her long tenure with FedEx Express. She will be a great addition to our Board,” said Ronald J. Mittelstaedt, executive chairman.
Jordan, 59, is executive vice-president and CFO of FedEx Express, the largest transportation company in the FedEx Corp. enterprise with $38 billion in annual revenues and over 235,000 team members worldwide. In that capacity, she is responsible for worldwide financial affairs, including financial planning, reporting and analysis, long-range strategic planning, and regional accounting and controls.
Before her current position, Jordan served as senior vice-president, strategic and financial planning and analysis and business systems; vice-president, Fedex Express financial planning; managing director, global financial planning; and manager, corporate/domestic business planning. She joined Fedex in 1983 as an operations analyst.
Before joining FedEx, Jordan served as a staff auditor for Arthur Andersen LLC. She earned her MBA from the University of Memphis and her BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas in Austin.