Capital Environmental Resource Inc., an integrated solid waste services company in Canada and the U.S., recently announced the appointment of Ivan Cairns to the position of Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Cairns succeeds Thomas Durkin, who has been appointed Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Governmental Affairs.
Mr. Cairns will have primary responsibility for the management of all corporate and legal matters relating to the company and its operating subsidiaries.
According to David Sutherland-Yoest, chair and CEO, Mr. Cairns brings tremendous legal, corporate and industry experience and will be an excellent addition to the senior management team. Before joining Capital, Mr. Cairns served in a similar role for Laidlaw International Inc. and for its predecessor, Laidlaw Inc. for more than 20 years.
For further information, contact Ronald Rubin, Executive Vice President, Capital Environmental Resource Inc. at 480-281-1823