New Executive Appointments

waste-disposalVarious executive shuffles have been occurring in the corporate world in a variety of industries including cloud computing and waste disposal. These multinational firms are announcing key changes in their corporate staffing structure.

One example is the movement at Republic Services Inc., with its recent announcement of current President and COO Don Slager to become CEO following James O’Connor’s retirement at the beginning of next year. Prior to his role at the waste management firm, Slager was COO and Vice President of Allied Waste Industries.

In the world of cloud computing, EMC announced last month a new Chief Strategy Officer – Mark Lewis, along with a new President of its Information Intelligence Group – Rick Devenuti. Both new appointees will report to President and CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure Products, Pat Gelsinger.

In addition, Don Slager was appointed unanimously by the board of directors, following a “comprehensive succession planning process,” it conducted. He was also appointed a member of its Board of Directors.