ADS Waste Holdings, Inc., operating as Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, announced today that John Spegal has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective April 23, 2014. He will direct company-wide operations for Advanced Disposal’s footprint.

“John brings deep sales, operations, and finance experience to Advanced Disposal, and will play a key role in continuing to drive our ‘Service First! Safety Always’ culture. He has a successful track record of operational experience and helping companies like ours execute high growth initiatives and drive operational excellence," said Richard Burke, President and COO of Advanced Disposal." As the Vice President of Business Development at Advanced Disposal, Mr. Spegal worked closely over the past year with Mr. Burke, who will become CEO effective July 1, 2014.

Prior to joining Advanced Disposal, Mr. Spegal spent more than 6 years with AIR-serv Group LLC as regional vice president and was responsible for their East coast operations, providing tire inflation and vacuum vending services for 20,000 machines at service stations to convenience stores. Prior to that he was at Allied Waste Industries/Browning Ferris Industries for more than 20 years serving in various management roles throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southern regions, including Puerto Rico. Spegal holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C.

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