|John M. Trani |
Mr. Trani was named a director in December 2008 upon the close of the merger between Republic Services and Allied Waste Industries, Inc. Prior to the merger, Mr. Trani served as a director of Allied from February 2007 until December 2008. Mr. Trani was Chairman of Accretive Commerce (formerly New Roads) from February 2004 until it was acquired in September 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Trani was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Stanley Works from 1997 until his retirement in 2003. Prior to joining Stanley, Mr. Trani served in various positions of increasing responsibility with General Electric Company from 1978 to 1996. Mr. Trani was a Senior Vice President of General Electric and President and Chief Executive Officer of its Medical Systems Group from 1986 to 1996. Mr. Trani also currently serves as a director of Arise Inc. and is a Special Advisor to Young America Corporation.