Donald W. (Don) Slager

Donald W. (Don) Slager
President and CEO, Republic Services, Inc.

Last Updated: 07/20/2018

Executive Summary

Slager is President and Chief Executive Officer of Republic Services Inc., a leading waste management company based in Phoenix. He became CEO – and was elected to the company’s Board of Directors – in January 2011. In June 2016, he also assumed the responsibilities of the principal operating executive, following the termination o

Personal Attributes and Interests

  • Slager is married to Kim.
  • He was named “Top CEO” in the 2012 Institutional Investor All-American Executive Team rankings in the Business, Education, and Professional Services sector within the capital goods/industrials categ

Current Focus

  • Company Snapshot: Republic Services Inc. is a leading waste management company based in Phoenix. Through its subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, transfer stations, recycling centers and landfills focus on pr

Key Challenges

  • Welcoming the China Chaos: For something that makes up "only 4% of revenue," recycling received a lot of attention on the company's first-quarter earnings call with analysts, Waste Dive reported.  However

Biographical Highlights

  • Born circa 1963.
  • Slager completed the Northwestern University Kellogg School Advanced Executive Program.

Other Boards and Organizations

  • Member, Board of Directors, UTi Worldwide Inc. (2009-Present)

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