Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., the solid waste division of Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp. (VESNA), announced the appointment of Ray Bruckert to vice president and CFO. The appointment was effective April 1, 2009. Bruckert also serves as vice president and treasurer of VESNA, as well as coordinates the tax function for Veolia Environnement North America Operations, Inc. (VENAO), VESNA’s parent company.
Richard Burke, President and CEO of Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., commented on the appointment. “Ray Bruckert has been a great asset and resource to our company for many years. He has steered the company through countless acquisitions, demonstrating an innate competency in and knowledge of detailed financial issues. His leadership skills will serve him well in this new role.”
As vice president and CFO at Veolia ES Solid Waste, Bruckert will be responsible for all accounting and financial issues at the company. In addition, he will continue to oversee the tax function for VENAO. Bruckert stated, “I am excited to have the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained from my various roles with the company to further the continued success and growth of the solid waste division.”
Bruckert joined the company in 1996. Over the next four years, he assisted in business acquisitions, initially as a financial and tax consultant, and ultimately as market developer. In 2000, he was named vice president and treasurer. Prior to joining Veolia, he was with Ernst and Young where he worked for 10 years. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin — Platteville with a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting and finance.
About Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc.
Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., part of Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., is one of the largest solid waste companies in North America, providing a full range of services to commercial, industrial and residential customers in 12 states, the Bahamas, and Canada. Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. operates 76 collection facilities and 30 solid waste sanitary landfill facilities in North America. By working in partnership with communities, we aim to preserve valuable resources and extend landfill capacity by focusing on waste reduction, curbside collection, sorting and the processing and marketing of recyclables.
About Veolia Environmental Services in North America
Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., headquartered in Chicago, IL, offers fully integrated environmental solutions to virtually all industrial, commercial, municipal and residential sectors. It is part of the Veolia Environmental Services (VES) group, the only global manager of liquid, solid, non-hazardous and hazardous waste; on-site waste processing, industrial cleaning and process maintenance; and recycling, recovery and disposal for both the public and private sectors. VES is the largest waste services company in the world. It has over 100,000 employees in 42 countries and posted revenues of $14.1 billion in 2008. Veolia Environnement (NYSE:VE), the parent of VES, with operations in water, waste, energy and transportation management, has more than 336,000 employees in 72 countries and recorded revenues of $50.4 billion in 2008.
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