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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Leadership Team

Cindy J. Miller
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Cindy J. Miller became Stericycle's President and Chief Executive Officer on May 2, 2019 after serving as President and Chief Operating Officer since October 2018. Prior to Stericycle, Ms. Miller served as President, Global Freight Forwarding for United Parcel Service (UPS). Ms. Miller had a 30-year career with UPS starting as a driver and progressing to district manager for operating regions in the United States and then managing director for regions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa before becoming President of the European region. Ms. Miller received a bachelor of arts degree from Pennsylvania State University and an executive MBA from the London Business School.
Janet H. Zelenka
Chief Financial Officer
Janet H. Zelenka was named Chief Financial Officer effective June 1, 2019. She joins Stericycle after 15 years with Essendant Inc., most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer until the company’s acquisition by Sycamore Partners. While at Essendant, she also served five years in the roles of Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Integration during a transformational period for the company, six years in Vice-President roles in Finance and Pricing, and in roles supporting the audit function as either Vice President and General Auditor or as a Sarbanes-Oxley consultant. Prior to Essendant, she spent 16 years at SBC/Ameritech (AT&T) in a range of IT, financial, and operational roles. Ms. Zelenka has a bachelor of arts degree from Rockford University and a masters of business administration from Northern Illinois University.
William J. Seward
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
William J. Seward joined Stericycle as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer in February 2019. Prior to joining Stericycle, Mr. Seward spent 28 years with United Parcel Service (UPS) most recently as President of UPS' North American export business since 2016 and President of International Sales from 2012-2015. His previous experience includes three years as Vice President of European Region Sales, two years as Vice President of Northeast U.S. Regional and previous other sales, marketing, and staff roles. Mr. Seward has a bachelor's degree from the University at Albany (SUNY).
Kurt M. Rogers
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL
Kurt M. Rogers joined Stericycle as Executive Vice President and General Counsel in July 2017. Mr. Rogers previously served as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Vonage Holdings Corp., a publicly-listed software technology and communications company, for more than seven years. Earlier, Mr. Rogers was a partner with international law firms Bingham McCutchen LLP (now Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP) and Latham & Watkins LLP, and as an associate with Rogers & Wells LLP (now Clifford Chance LLP), where he represented clients in litigation, intellectual property and other matters. Mr. Rogers received his bachelor of science from Cornell University and his J.D. from Cornell Law School.
Joseph A. Reuter
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER
Joseph A. Reuter joined Stericycle as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer during January 2019. Mr. Reuter joins from United Parcel Services (UPS) where he served as President, International Human Resources since April 2016. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of the Europe Region human resources for three years and Vice President of human resources for the Global Freight Forwarding business for one year. He began his career as a parcel service provider and supervisor before moving into the human resources field and supporting UPS operating district across the U.S. with increasingly larger areas of responsibility. Mr. Reuter received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of South Dakota.
David W. Stahl
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
David W. Stahl was named Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer during April 2018 after serving as Senior Vice President for approximately 18 months. Prior to joining Stericycle, Mr. Stahl served as the Chief Information Officer at Hillshire Brands Company for two years implementing an IT transformation and at Duracell (a Berkshire Hathaway Company) for two years establishing a new operating platform for Duracell following its separation from Proctor & Gamble. He also spent eight years with Tellabs in roles of increasing responsibility within quality and IT as well as quality roles with Underwriters Laboratories, 3Com Corporation, and Emerson Electronics. Mr. Stahl received a B.S.E.E. degree from Ohio Northern University.
Dominic Culotta
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF ENGINEER
Dominic Culotta joined Stericycle as Executive Vice President and Chief Engineer during April 2019. Prior to joining Stericycle, Mr. Culotta spent 35 years with United Parcel Services (UPS) most recently serving six years as Vice President of Engineering for Global Freight Forwarding and eight years as Vice President of Engineering and Operations for UPS' Europe, Middle East and Africa region. His early career included various operations and engineering assignments, working his way to multiple engineering division manager roles as well as a regional vice president of operations and engineering. Mr. Culotta has a bachelor of science degree from Loyola College in Baltimore.
Michael S. Weisman
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Michael Weisman joined Stericycle as Executive Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer in April, 2018. Mr. Weisman previously served as Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for The Kraft Heinz Company, a publicly-listed packaged foods company, which he joined through Kraft Foods in July of 2015. Prior to the merger with Heinz Foods he served as Chief Counsel, Compliance for Kraft Foods from July 2014 and as Vice President, Ethics and Compliance for US Foods and Career Education Corporation from February, 2013. He was also a partner with the law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP for more than 10 years, serving as a member of the firm's White Collar Defense, Internal Investigations and Compliance Practice Group. Mr. Weisman received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Illinois and his juris doctor degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Richard M. Moore
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS
Richard Moore joined Stericycle as Executive Vice President of North American Operations during January 2019. Prior to joining Stericycle, Mr. Moore spent 30 years with United Parcel Services (UPS) most recently as President of UPS' Illinois District since 2016. Previous experience includes three years as Vice President of European Operations, five years as President of the Northeast District, and three years District Manager for Utah, Idaho, and Southern Nevada plus previous other operations and transportation staff roles. Mr. Moore has a bachelor of science degree from Manhattan College and a master of business administration from National Louis University.
Daniel V. Ginnetti
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, INTERNATIONAL
Daniel V. Ginnetti became Executive Vice President, International in June 2018 after serving as Stericycle’s Chief Financial Officer for over four years. Mr. Ginnetti joined Stericycle as Area Vice President of Finance in 2003. In 2004 he was promoted to Area Vice President for Stericycle’s Western, and later, Midwestern business units. Following that, he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations for the United States and Canada. He returned to financial management in 2013 becoming Vice President of Corporate Finance and then CFO in August 2014. Prior to joining Stericycle, Mr. Ginnetti held various finance and accounting positions with The Ralph M. Parsons Company, a worldwide engineering firm, and Ryan Herco Products Corp., a national industrial plastics distributor. Mr. Ginnetti has a bachelor of science degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
S. Cory White
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNICATION AND RELATED SERVICES
S. Cory White joined Stericycle as Executive Vice President, Communication and Related Services, in April of 2019. Mr. White had previously served as the Global Chief Commercial Officer for Startek, Inc. for nearly three years and as Vice President, Healthcare and Government Vertical Leader, with Convergys, Inc. for six years. Prior to those roles, he spent eleven years with ACS Healthcare, a Xerox Company, in a variety of sales and operational roles including Senior Vice President of ACS Healthcare Payment Integrity Solutions. Mr. White has a bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky.

Board of Directors

Robert S. Murley
Chairman
Robert S. Murley has served as a director since January 2017 and was named Chairman of the Board in March of 2018. Mr. Murley is a Senior Adviser to Credit Suisse, LLC, a financial services company. From 1975 to April 2012, Mr. Murley was employed by Credit Suisse, LLC and its predecessors. In 2005, he was appointed Chairman of Investment Banking in the Americas. Prior to that time, Mr. Murley headed the Global Industrial and Services Group within the Investment Banking Division, as well as the Chicago investment banking office. He was named a Managing Director in 1984 and appointed a Vice Chairman in 1998. Mr. Murley is a member of the board of directors of Health Insurance Innovations Inc. He is also on the board of directors of privately held Brown Advisory Incorporated and the Board of Advisors of Harbour Group. Mr. Murley is an Emeritus Charter Trustee of Princeton University, a Trustee and the former Chairman of the Board of the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey, is Vice Chairman of the Board of the Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Chair of the Board of the Lurie Children’s Foundation, is a Trustee of the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago, Illinois, is Chairman of the Board of the UCLA Anderson Board of Advisors. Mr. Murley holds a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University, a Master of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a Master of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Brian P. Anderson
Brian P Anderson has served as a director since January 2017. Mr. Anderson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Baxter International from 1997 to 2004. He joined Baxter in 1991, as Vice President, Corporate Audit, became Corporate Controller in 1993 and then Vice President, Finance in 1997. He was also Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of OfficeMax from 2004-2005. Before joining Baxter, he spent 15 years with Deloitte in the Chicago and Washington, DC. Offices. He was an Audit Partner in the Washington, D.C. Office. He is a member of the Board of Directors of W. W. Grainger Inc., PulteGroup, James Hardie Industries plc, and the Nemours Foundation. He currently serves as Chairman of The Nemours Foundation and Chairman of the Audit Committees of James Hardie Industries plc and PulteGroup, and is the former Lead Director and Audit Committee Chairman of W. W. Grainger. Mr. Anderson was recently elected to The Governing Board of the Center for Audit Quality, and served on the Board of AM Castle from 2005 to 2016, as Audit Committee Chairman (2005-2010) and Chairman of the Board 2010-2016.
Lynn D. Bleil
Lynn D. Bleil has served as a director since May 2015. Ms. Bleil was the leader of the West Coast Healthcare Practice of McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm. Ms. Bleil was also a leader of McKinsey's worldwide Healthcare Practice. She retired in November 2013 as a Senior Partner (Director) in the Southern California Office of McKinsey. During her more than 25 years with McKinsey, she worked exclusively within the healthcare sector, advising senior management and boards of leading companies on corporate and business unit strategy, mergers and acquisitions and integration, marketing and sales, public policy and organization. Ms. Bleil also serves as a director of DST Systems, Inc., a financial and health services information technology company, Sonova Holding AG, a global leader in hearing aids and cochlear implants, and Intermountain Healthcare's Park City Medical Center, a non-profit healthcare organization. Ms. Bleil holds a B.S.E. degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and an M.B.A. degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Thomas F. Chen
Thomas F. Chen has served as director since May 2014. Mr. Chen served as senior vice president and president of international nutrition of Abbott Laboratories before retiring in 2010. During his 22-year career at Abbott, Mr. Chen served in a number of roles with expanded responsibilities, primarily in Pacific/Asia/Africa where he oversaw expansion into a number of emerging markets. Prior to Abbott, he held several management positions at American Cyanamid Company, which later merged with Pfizer. He is a director of Baxter International Inc. and formerly served as a director of Cyanotech Corporation. Mr. Chen received a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from National Cheng Chi University in Taipei, Taiwan, and a M.B.A. degree from Indiana University.
J. Joel Hackney Jr.
J. Joel Hackney, Jr. joined Stericycle's Board of Directors in March of 2019. Mr. Hackney currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of nThrive, a revenue management company serving the healthcare industry. Between 2013 and 2018, Mr. Hackney was the Chief Executive Officer of Avintiv, a global manufacturer of specialty materials. Earlier, Mr. Hackney spent three and a half years as an executive at Avaya Inc. serving as President of Cloud Solutions; President of Worldwide Sales, Marketing and Field Operations; and President of Global Networking. He also served four years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nortel Enterprise Solutions. Mr. Hackney began his career with General Electric where he served for 14 years in a variety of financial and operational roles across GE's service lines and global geographies. Mr. Hackney holds a BS degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina.
Veronica M. Hagen
Veronica M. "Ronee" Hagen joined Stericycle's Board of Directors in June of 2018. Ms. Hagen was a former President and Chief Executive Office of special materials manufacturer Polymer Group Inc., retiring in 2013, and a former President and Chief Executive Officer of Sappi Fine Paper. Before Sappi Fine Paper, she worked for Alcoa as Vice President and Chief Customer Officer as well as Business Unit President of Alcoa Engineered Products. A former business owner, Ms. Hagen owned and operated Metal Sales Associates, which she sold prior to joining Alumax as Executive Vice President until it was purchased by Alcoa. Ms. Hagen has more than 15 years of experience on public company boards including her current board positions with Southern Company, Newmont Mining, and American Water Works and previously with Polymer Group. Ms. Hagen holds a B.A. degree from the University of Southern California.
Stephen C. Hooley
Stephen C. Hooley joined Stericycle's Board of Directors in March of 2019. Mr. Hooley is the former Chief Executive Officer and President of DST Systems, Inc., a service-as-a-solution technology company, serving from 2012-2018 with the additional role of Chairman of the Board from 2014-2018. He served as Chairman of a joint venture between DST Systems and State Street Corporate Joint Venture for the three years prior. Mr. Hooley was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Boston Financial Data Services for five years and served in several Vice President and Senior Vice President roles at State Street Corporation between 1992 and 2003. He began his career as an engineer with Texas Instruments. Mr. Hooley has a mechanical engineering degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Cindy J. Miller
Cindy J. Miller became Stericycle's President and Chief Executive Officer on May 2, 2019 after serving as President and Chief Operating Officer since October 2018. Prior to Stericycle, Ms. Miller served as President, Global Freight Forwarding for United Parcel Service (UPS). Ms. Miller had a 30-year career with UPS starting as a driver and progressing to district manager for operating regions in the United States and then managing director for regions in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa before becoming President of the European region. Ms. Miller received a bachelor of arts degree from Pennsylvania State University and an executive MBA from the London Business School.
Kay G. Priestly
Kay G. Priestly joined Stericycle's Board of Directors in June of 2018. Ms. Priestly served as Chief Executive Officer of mining company Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd from 2012 - 2014 and as Chief Financial Officer for the copper businesses of Rio Tinto from 2006 - 2012. Before Rio Tinto, Ms. Priestly served in senior financial roles for Entergy Corporation and as Chief Operating Officer for American Nursing Services, Inc. Her career began with Arthur Andersen where she progressed from staff accountant to partner, holding various management and global leadership positions in between. Ms. Priestly currently serves on the board of directors of TechnipFMC plc. She was previously on the board of directors for New Gold Inc., FMC Technologies, Stone Energy Corporation, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd, Oyu Tolgoi LLC, South Gobi Resources Ltd, and Palabora Mining Company. Ms. Priestly holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from Louisiana State University.
Mike S. Zafirovski
Mike S. Zafirovski has served as a director since November 2012. Mr. Zafirovski is the founder and president of The Zaf Group LLC, a management consulting and investment firm established in November 2012. Mr. Zafirovski has served as an executive advisor to The Blackstone Group since October 2011. From November 2005 to August 2009, Mr. Zafirovski served as the president and chief executive officer and a director of Nortel Networks Corporation. Prior to that, he was the president and chief operating officer and a director of Motorola, Inc. from July 2002 to January 2005, and remained a consultant to and a director of Motorola until May 2005. He served as executive vice president and president of the personal communications sector of Motorola from June 2000 to July 2002. Prior to joining Motorola, Mr. Zafirovski spent nearly 25 years with General Electric Company, where he served in management positions, including 13 years as president and chief executive officer of five businesses in the consumer, industrial and financial services areas, his most recent being president and chief executive officer of GE Lighting from July 1999 to May 2000. Mr. Zafirovski also serves as a director of The Boeing Company and three private companies (Apria Healthcare Group Inc., and non-executive chairman of the board for DJO Global, Inc. and Polymer Group Inc.). He received a B.A. degree in mathematics from Edinboro University in Pennsylvania.