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Greg Yorston

Greg Yorston, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Solid Waste

Greg was appointed GFL’s Chief Operating Officer, Solid Waste, in November 2018. With an extensive leadership and operations background, he brings almost three decades of experience working in the waste industry.

From 2013 to 2018, Greg was Senior Vice President of Operations of Waste Industries and assumed the roles of Chief Operating Officer on January 1, 2014 and President in early 2015. Greg has over 30 years of experience working directly within the waste industry. Greg worked for 26 years with Waste Management, where he was the Corporate Vice President for Operations and Business Solutions prior to joining Waste Industries. During his tenure at Waste Management, he held various management positions, including 12 years as an Area Vice President with responsibility for collection, recycling and landfill disposal services in the Southeastern United States.