Waste Management, Inc. Elects Victoria Holt to Board of Directors

  Waste Management, Inc. Elects Victoria Holt to Board of Directors

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- January 31, 2013

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 28^th.

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.


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 or www.thinkgreen.com.


Waste Management
Ed Egl, 713-265-1656
Lynn Brown, 713-394-5093
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