SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 28, 2013
Waste Management, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants Telephone number, including area code: (713) 512-6200
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On January 28, 2013, the Board of Directors of Waste Management, Inc. (the Company) elected Victoria Holt as a member of the Board. Ms. Holts committee memberships have not yet been determined.
Ms. Holt, age 55, is currently president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Spartech Corporation (NYSE: SEH), a producer of plastic products for a wide spectrum of customers with operations in North America, Mexico and France. Prior to joining Spartech, Ms. Holt served as Senior Vice President, Glass and Fiber Glass, for PPG Industries, Inc. Ms. Holt also currently serves on the board of directors of Watlow Electric Manufacturing, a private company that designs and manufactures industrial electric heaters, sensors and controllers.
A copy of the news release relating to this disclosure is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.