VAUGHAN, ON, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - GFL Environmental
Inc. (NYSE: GFL) (TSX: GFL) ("GFL" or the "Company") today
announced that Violet Konkle has
joined the Board of Directors as an independent director and a
member of the Audit Committee.
"I am very excited that Vi has agreed to join our Board of
Directors," said Patrick Dovigi,
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GFL. "Vi brings with her a
wealth of experience as an operator, having previously served as
the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Brick Ltd. and
holding several executive level positions with Walmart Canada and
Loblaws Companies. She currently serves on the board of directors
of The Boyd Group Services Inc. (TSX:BYD) and The Northwest Company
(TSX:NWC). We welcome Vi to our board and look forward to working
"I am delighted to join the GFL Board of Directors. GFL is a
dynamic Canadian company with a very promising future," said Ms.
Konkle. "I look forward to serving with the other directors,
Patrick and GFL's stellar management team."
Mr. Dovigi continued, "We are also announcing today the
resignation of Shahir Guindi, who
served as a director of the Company since 2018 and a member of the
Audit Committee since March 2020. I would like to thank
Shahir for his valued contributions and his insightful advice
during his tenure as a director."
"Having had a very small part in GFL's extraordinary journey has
been a true privilege and pleasure for me," said Shahir Guindi. "The Company's successful initial
public offering and impressive execution and integration of large
M&A and smaller tuck-in acquisitions is a testament to
Patrick's leadership and vision and the strength of an
exceptionally hard-working and dedicated management team."
GFL, headquartered in Vaughan,
Ontario, is the fourth largest diversified environmental
services company in North America,
providing a comprehensive line of non-hazardous solid waste
management, infrastructure & soil remediation and liquid waste
management services through its platform of facilities throughout
Canada and in 27 states in the
United States. Across its organization, GFL has a workforce
of more than 15,000 employees.
For further information: Patrick
Dovigi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, +1
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