David Steiner is President and Chief Executive Officer for Waste Management, the largest environmental solutions provider in North America, serving more than 20 million customers. Prior to being elected to his current position in March 2004, Steiner was Waste Management’s Chief Financial Officer. He joined the company in November 2000 as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel and was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in July 2001. In April 2003, he was elected Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Steiner was with Phelps Dunbar, a law firm in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in San Jose, California.