WM Appoints DeRueda President of Recycle America Alliance

Houston -- Houston-based Waste Management (WM) has announced Patrick DeRueda as the new president of its Recycle America Alliance subsidiary. He is replacing Steve Ragiel and will report directly to Larry O'Donnell, WM's president and CEO.

DeRueda has been with the company since 2001 and most recently served as general manager for the New Mexico market area.

Recycle America Alliance is a provider of recycling services that operates recycling plants and provides service in more than 153 locations in the United States and Canada.