Progressive Waste Solutions Names Michael Werk as District Sales Manager of Missouri Operations


Progressive Waste Solutions Names Michael Werk as District Sales Manager of Missouri Operations

St. Louis, MO (November 19, 2013) - The St. Louis District of Progressive Waste Solutions recently promoted Michael Werk to position of District Sales Manager. Area Manager John Drier commented, “We are very fortunate to have Michael join our team as the District Sales Manager over our operations in Missouri, where he will oversee all aspects of sales and marketing. Michael’s most recent assignment was overseeing recycling sales in Missouri and Louisiana, which he grew volume in excess of 150%. Michael has a long, successful track record in sales and sales management, and we are very excited he has accepted this new position.”

Werk has served as South Central Region Recycling Manager with Progressive Waste Solutions since 2011. Prior to joining Progressive Waste Solutions, Werk managed the procurement efforts at QRS Recycling for six years, the last six months of which were with Republic Services Group, who acquired QRS Recycling. Werk is a 24-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard, where he was an Aircraft Maintenance Technician, working on F-4 Phantom Jets as well as F-15 Eagle Jets. Werk graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology.

About Progressive Waste Solutions

As one of North America's largest full-service waste management companies, we provide non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers in 13 U.S. states and the District of Columbia and six Canadian provinces. We serve our customers with vertically integrated collection and disposal assets. To find out more about Progressive Waste Solutions, visit our website at



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The Polansky Group