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Waste Management’s New CEO James C. Fish Jr. to Focus on Technology

Fish plans on ramping up technology within the company by further exploring augmented reality for technicians and innovation to ultimately replace landfills.

Waste360 Staff

November 14, 2016

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Waste Management’s New CEO James C. Fish Jr. to Focus on Technology

Last week, Waste Management named James C. Fish Jr. as its new CEO, replacing longtime CEO David Steiner. As CEO, Fish plans on ramping up technology within the company by further exploring augmented reality for technicians and innovation to ultimately replace landfills.

Additionally, Fish will focus on improving safety, the environment and customer service within the company.  

Houston Chronicle has more details:

Waste Management's new CEO, James C. Fish Jr., wants to kick up the technology of trash collection. The Houston-based company has already increased route efficiencies and boosted online services, but Fish wants to further explore augmented reality for technicians and innovation to replace landfills.

"If we don't keep up with technology, there's always a risk that somebody develops a disruptive technology that upsets our business model," Fish said.

Fish was named CEO of Waste Management on Thursday night. During an interview with the Chronicle, he identified technology as one of his priorities. Also on the list are safety, the environment and customer service.

Read the full story here.

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