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Patrick Dovigi

Patrick Dovigi, Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Dovigi is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of GFL. In 2007, Mr. Dovigi had a vision to create a company that is a “one stop shop” provider of environmental solutions. Since then, drawing on the discipline he learned in his earlier hockey career, Mr. Dovigi has driven GFL to become the 4th largest environmental services company in North America. Mr. Dovigi has instilled an entrepreneurial culture in GFL’s leadership team with a focus on operational excellence, sustainability and safety as core values. In 2017, he was recognized by Waste360 with a Top 40 under 40 award, and in the EY Entrepreneur of the YearTM Ontario Awards, as Entrepreneur of the Year in the Power & Utilities Sector. In 2022, he was recognized by Waterstone Human Capital as one of Canada's Most Admired CEOsTM. Mr. Dovigi currently serves on the board of directors of the UHN Foundation.