Bill Caesar is the President of Waste Management’s Recycling Services business. He has been with WM since 2010 when he joined the company as its Chief Strategy Officer and was responsible for topics ranging from performance management to strategic acquisitions. Prior to joining WM, Bill was a partner in the Atlanta Office of McKinsey & Company and where he had worked since 1997. Bill was a leader in the North American Energy & Materials practice, focusing on basic industries, chemicals and biofuels.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Bill was a Special Assistant to Ambassador Thomas Simons, the Coordinator of the U.S. assistance program in Russia and the NIS. Bill also served as a Russian political and economic analyst at the U.S. State Department and the Central Intelligence Agency, where he focused on defense conversion and nationalities issues. While at the State Department, Bill served for over one year at the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg, Russia and has made numerous trips to Russia and Central Asia.
Bill holds an M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, where he was awarded a Keller Scholar Fellowship and graduated as a Fuqua Scholar. Bill also holds an M.A. in Russian Studies from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Russian Studies from Colgate University.