Dan Pio joined Progressive Waste Solutions in 2010 as Vice President and Canadian Chief Operating Officer leading Progressive’s Canadian business through a period of rapid growth. In October 2013, he was appointed to the position of Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development for the Parent Company. In this role he led the business development activities of the Public company across North America. In January 2016, Mr. Pio was named Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Waste Solutions and held that role until the merger with Waste Connections was completed later that year. Mr. Pio is currently the President of Progressive Waste Solutions and is responsible for all of its operations across Canada. Prior to joining Progressive Waste Solutions, he was employed as Senior Vice President with Waste Management, Inc. from 2001 to 2005. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Pio held various positions with Waste Management and its predecessor companies including Chief Accounting Officer and Division Vice President. From 1990 to 1996, he held the position of Manager of Financial Operations for Laidlaw Waste Systems Ltd. Mr. Pio has over 20 years of experience in the solid waste management industry and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.