Republic Services, Inc. today announced industry icon Donald W. Slager has provided his notice of intent to retire from the Company after serving as its Chief Executive Officer for more than a decade and serving as Chief Operating Officer for nearly a decade prior. The move marks the conclusion of a thoughtful and comprehensive, multi-year CEO succession planning process. President Jon Vander Ark will succeed Slager as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. Vander Ark also will continue as President and be appointed to the Board of Directors. The transition will be effective June 25, 2021. Slager will serve in a consulting capacity for the remainder of 2021 to complete this orderly and seamless transition.
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