Date: May 30, 2007
Source: Allied Waste Industries, Inc.
Allied Waste Elects Leon J. Level to Board of Directors
Allied Waste Industries, Inc. (NYSE: AW), a leading waste services company, announced today the election of Leon (Lee) J. Level to the Company's Board of Directors, effective today. In conjunction with joining the Board, Mr. Level has been appointed to serve on the Audit Committee.
Mr. Level retired in 2006 from Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), having served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and as a director of CSC from 1989 to 2006. Prior to his CSC experience, Mr. Level held ascending and varied financial management and executive positions with Unisys Corporation (formerly Burroughs Corporation), including corporate vice president, treasurer and chairman of Unisys Finance Corporation, Bendix Corporation (executive director and assistant corporate controller) and Deloitte, LLP (formerly Deloitte, Haskins & Sells).
Mr. Level is a Certified Public Accountant and holds both B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Michigan. He also serves on the Boards of Levi Strauss & Co. and UTi Worldwide Inc.
"We are excited to have Lee join the Board of Allied Waste," said John J. Zillmer, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. "His career experience and strong financial background will be a valuable resource to Allied Waste."
About Allied Waste Allied Waste is America's second largest non-hazardous solid waste services company and an environmental leader. Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, Allied Waste provides waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services to millions of residential, commercial and industrial customers in over 100 major markets spanning 37 states and Puerto Rico. Our team of 24,000 dedicated employees operates within a highly efficient, integrated organization that generated $6 billion of revenue in 2006. Websites: alliedwaste.com and disposal.com.
For more information, visit: www.alliedwaste.com.