Eric brings experience to help us best utilize our expertise and substantial capabilities and grow our business.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 26, 2011
Synagro Technologies, Inc. announced today the appointment of Eric Zimmer as executive vice president, services division. In this newly created position, Mr. Zimmer will be focused on delivering new growth in all facets of wastewater capture and conversion services, enhancing the customer service experience and developing new service programs for industrial customers.
“A major part of our strategic plan includes growing organically by bringing our solutions to a broader set of customers in the municipal and industrial markets,” said Bill Massa, president and CEO, Synagro. “Eric brings experience to help us best utilize our expertise and substantial capabilities and grow our business. We’re thrilled to have him as an addition to our already strong leadership team comprised of the industry’s top talent.”
Zimmer brings more than 22 years of experience in the environmental services industry working with companies such as Westinghouse, Laidlaw Environmental Services and, most recently, Safety-Kleen Corporation as executive vice president and division general manager. During his tenure at Safety-Kleen, he created and implemented go-to market strategies, led multiple business redesigns and helped lead the company out of bankruptcy. In each of these initiatives, Zimmer was able to substantially grow the business in both revenue and profit by enhancing the customer experience.
“Synagro is a strong company with great people doing extraordinary things for their customers and the environment,” said Zimmer. “The company offers truly unique essential services that create value for its customers by developing and implementing green solutions. I am excited to join an organization that is so well positioned to leverage its significant resources and strong capabilities. It is in the right space, with the right solutions, at the right time.”
Zimmer received his MBA from Southern Methodist University and his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Missouri.
Founded in 1986, Synagro, http://www.synagro.com, provides a system of solutions for civic and commercial organizations that manages by-products to create new, environmentally compelling options. The Company’s reliable, lasting system transforms industrial and municipal waste into environmentally-sustainable resources that benefit our communities and our planet— before an environmental footprint is left behind. As the largest recycler of organic by-products in the United States, Synagro uses best-in-class processes from beneficial reuse to renewable energy that adhere to the strictest of environmental regulations to provide sustainable solutions for communities across the nation. Serving more than 600 municipal and industrial water and wastewater facilities throughout the U.S., the Company’s leading systems of by-product management services help municipalities of all sizes save money and meet environmental regulations.
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Lauren Howe, Communications Specialist