This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Republic Services Elects Ramon A. Rodriguez Non-Executive Chairman Of The Board

PHOENIX, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) is pleased to announce the election of Ramon A. Rodriguez, 68, to non-executive chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, succeeding James W. Crownover who completed his term and will remain a director. Mr. Rodriguez has been a director of Republic Services since 1999 and officially commenced his two-year term as chairman today after the Company's Annual Stockholders' Meeting.

Ramon A. Rodriguez Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Republic Services, Inc.

"Ray brings tremendous leadership and experience to the role of non-executive chairman and will continue to contribute to Republic's ongoing success," said Donald W. Slager, director, president and CEO. "We look forward to his continued advice and counsel."

"I am very pleased to serve as chairman of the Board of Directors of Republic Services, and I am confident that because of our clear strategy, exceptional leadership and sound governance, we have a very long and bright future ahead," said Mr. Rodriguez.

About Ramon RodriguezMr. Rodriguez is an accomplished financial and business leader with over 40 years of experience in public accounting and business management. He served as president and CEO of Madsen Sapp Mena Rodriguez & Co., P.A., a firm of certified public accountants. During his tenure there, which spanned from 1971 to 2009, Mr. Rodriguez developed vast accounting, management and financial experience and particular insight regarding the external and internal audit functions and controls across a number of industries. From 1975 to 2009, Mr. Rodriguez was also treasurer and a board member of DME Corporation, a manufacturing company involved in the aerospace and defense industries.

Mr. Rodriguez served as chairman of the Company's Audit Committee and was a member of the Integration Committee before becoming chairman of the Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Alico, Inc. and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Mr. Rodriguez served as chairman of the Florida Board of Accountancy and was also president of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

A native of Guantanamo, Cuba, Mr. Rodriguez has been recognized for his strong civic and business leadership. He is a member of the boards of directors of WPBT Channel 2, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Community Foundation of Broward, and the Broward Workshop. 

Mr. Rodriguez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University.

About Republic ServicesRepublic is an industry leader in the U.S. non-hazardous solid waste and recycling industry. Through its subsidiaries, Republic's collection companies, transfer stations, recycling centers and landfills focus on providing reliable environmental services and solutions for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers. Republic and its employees believe in protecting the planet and applying common sense solutions to customers' waste and recycling challenges.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,279.74 +13.75 0.08%
S&P 500 2,010.40 -0.96 -0.05%
NASDAQ 4,579.7890 -13.6380 -0.30%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs