Waste Pro Names Ciaccio Chief Operating Officer

Allan Gerlat, News Editor

January 6, 2014

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Waste Pro Names Ciaccio Chief Operating Officer

Waste Pro USA has appointed Chris Ciaccio as chief operating officer. 

Ciaccio has more than 17 years of solid waste industry experience. He joined the Longwood, Fla.-based waste and recycling firm in 2011 and has served as its chief information officer, Waste Pro said in a news release.

In his waste industry experience Ciaccio has worked in various aspects of the business. Prior to joining Waste Pro he was director of operations and business development for Chicago-based Veolia Environmental Services, where he helped with their acquisition program by implementing an industry database and acquisition tracking program. 

 Also with Veolia, while serving as the region manager for the Southern Region, Ciaccio was instrumental in increasing its earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) by $13 million in a three-year period. 

Waste Pro operates in eight southeastern states with more than 2 million customers served from more than 70 operating locations.

About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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