WCN - Waste Connections, Inc.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD

Waste Connections, Inc.

610 Applewood Crescent
2nd Floor
Vaughan, ON L4K 0E3

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryWaste Management
Full Time Employees14,671

Key Executives

Mr. Ronald J. MittelstaedtChairman and Chief Exec. Officer9.93MN/A54
Mr. Steven F. BouckPres4.33MN/A59
Mr. Worthing F. JackmanChief Financial Officer, Exec. VP and Assistant Sec.3.44MN/A53
Mr. Darrell W. ChamblissChief Operating Officer, Exec. VP and Assistant Sec.3.28MN/A53
Mr. Patrick J. SheaSr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.1.62MN/A46
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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 USD.


Waste Connections, Inc., a solid waste services company, 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, office 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, 2016, it owned or operated a network of 261 solid waste collection operations; 135 transfer stations; 7 intermodal facilities; 71 recycling operations; 93 active MSW, E&P, and/or non-MSW landfills; 22 E&P liquid waste injection wells; and 17 E&P waste treatment and oil recovery facilities. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Vaughan, Canada.

Corporate Governance

Waste Connections, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of November 1, 2017 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 5.

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.