ADS Waste Holdings, Inc., operating as Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, announced today that Michael K. Slattery has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel effective July 1, following the departure of Scott Friedlander who recently left Advanced Disposal to pursue other opportunities. Slattery will serve as a member of the executive committee and as corporate secretary.

“Mike brings strong leadership skills, litigation expertise and business acumen anchored firmly in the waste industry. He is a true veteran of our industry, and I have witnessed his successful track record over the years. He will play a key role in continuing to drive our ‘Service First. Safety Always.’ culture," said Richard Burke, CEO of Advanced Disposal.

Prior to joining Advanced Disposal, Slattery most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Veolia Environmental Services North America for eight years with responsibility for the management of the law department and all legal affairs in North America. Prior to joining Veolia, Slattery served as Vice President & Deputy General Counsel for Fruit of the Loom, Inc. with responsibility for the management of legal affairs throughout North America, Canada, Europe, North Africa and Latin America. Prior to Fruit of the Loom, he served as Vice President and General Counsel for Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc. and as General Counsel for several major North and Latin American operating divisions for Waste Management, Inc. over his 15 year career with Waste Management. Slattery is a graduate of the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where he was an assistant editor of the John Marshall Law Review. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Joseph’s College in Rennselaer, Ind.


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