Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> March 21, 2001

Thomas Van Weelden – Allied Waste Industries Inc (aw)

THOMAS H. VAN WEELDEN is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allied Waste Industries, Inc. Mr. Van Weelden joined the company in January 1992 as its Vice President - Development, and was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in December 1992. Mr. Van Weelden was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in July 1997 and was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in December 1998. He was first elected a Director in March 1992. Profile
TWST: Would you provide our readers with a brief overview of Allied

Waste Industries?

Mr. Van Weelden: The company is a national solid-waste management

company that handles collection,