Advanced Disposal Appoints Bill Westrate as CAO
May 2, 2014 - Ponte Vedra, FL
PONTE VEDRA, FL--(Marketwired - May 02, 2014) - ADS Waste Holdings, Inc., operating as Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, announced today that Bill Westrate has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) effective today. He will direct Advanced Disposal's administrative functions, including human resources, procurement and information technology.
"The appointment of Bill to this newly created role brings important shared service functions, including IT, human resources and supply chain management under a single experienced executive, as we continue to focus on driving competitiveness and efficiency. His proven track record and capability to promote and execute on 'Service First. Safety Always.' in all prior facets will prove invaluable," said Richard Burke, president of Advanced Disposal.
As vice president of information technology at Advanced Disposal and former CIO of Veolia Environmental Services North America, Westrate has worked closely for four years with Burke, who will become CEO effective July 1.
Westrate has more than 17 years of experience in executive IT leadership and has held positions with Aramark, Service Master, InterDent and Van Kampen Funds. Westrate holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and business administration from Taylor University.
About Advanced Disposal
Advanced Disposal brings fresh ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment. As the largest privately-owned environmental services company in the U.S., we provide integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to residential, commercial, industrial and construction customers across 17 states and the Bahamas. Our team is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations. We welcome you to learn more at AdvancedDisposal.com or follow us on Facebook.