WCN.TO - Waste Connections, Inc.

Toronto - Toronto Delayed Price. Currency in CAD

Waste Connections, Inc.

610 Applewood Crescent
2nd Floor
Vaughan, ON L4K 0E3
Canada
905-532-7510
http://www.wasteconnections.com

SectorIndustrials
IndustryWaste Management
Full Time Employees16,356

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Worthing F. JackmanPres & Principal Exec. Officer1.31MN/A1964
Mr. Ronald J. MittelstaedtChairman & CEO (Leave of Absence)2.42MN/A1963
Ms. Mary Anne WhitneySr. VP & CFO651.62kN/A1964
Mr. Darrell W. ChamblissCOO & Exec. VP1.02MN/A1964
Mr. Patrick J. SheaSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.731.45kN/A1971
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in CAD.

Description

Waste Connections, Inc. provides waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through six segments: Southern, Western, Eastern, Canada, Central, and Exploration and Production (E&P). It offers collection services to residential, commercial, municipal, industrial, and E&P customers; landfill disposal services; and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, mixed paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals. The company also owns and operates transfer stations that receive compact and load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities through truck, rail, or barge; and intermodal services for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest through a network of intermodal facilities. In addition, it provides E&P waste treatment, recovery, and disposal services for waste resulting from oil and natural gas exploration and production activity, such as drilling fluids, drill cuttings, completion fluids, and flowback water; production wastes and produced water during a well's operating life; contaminated soils that require treatment during site reclamation; and substances that require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up, or pipeline rupture. Further, the company offers container and chassis sales and leasing services to its customers. As of December 31, 2018, it owned or operated a network of 279 solid waste collection operations; 113 transfer stations; 56 municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills; 11 E&P waste landfills; 14 non-MSW landfills; 64 recycling operations; 4 intermodal operations; 22 E&P liquid waste injection wells; and 19 E&P waste treatment and oil recovery facilities. It also operated additional 49 transfer stations, 12 MSW landfills, and 2 intermodal operations. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Vaughan, Canada.

Corporate Governance

Waste Connections, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2019 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.