IRVING, TEXAS, June 3, 2015 / Liquid Environmental Solutions is honored to have Bruce E. Ranck, its Chairman of the Board, as a member of the National Waste and Recycling Association’s Hall of Fame.
Sharon H. Kneiss, president and chief executive officer of the Association, said, “The waste and recycling industry strives to safely collect, recycle and innovate with the exemplary leadership, dedication and service Bruce has demonstrated, and his recognition is well-deserved.”
Mr. Ranck’s Hall of Fame induction was announced during Waste Expo, held in Las Vegas, June 1-4.
Bruce E. Ranck Bio
Mr. Ranck is a partner in Bayou City Partners, a venture capital firm. Mr. Ranck was the Chief Executive Officer of Browning-Ferris Industries (“BFI”), the then second largest solid waste company in North America, from 1995 through its sale to Allied Waste in 1999. Prior to its sale, BFI had annual revenues in excess of $6 Billion and the transactions were valued at $9.1 Billion. Before assuming the position of CEO, Mr. Ranck served in various increasingly responsible roles at BFI beginning in 1970, including President and Chief Operating Officer. He was elected to the Board of BFI in 1990. After the sale of BFI, Mr. Ranck served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tartan Textile Services, a linen management services company serving the healthcare and hospitality industries from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Ranck has served on the Boards of Furon Company, Chase Bank of Texas, Dynamex, and SITA, the largest non-North American waste services company in the world. Mr. Ranck also currently serves as a director of Quanta Services Inc. (NYSE: PWR), a specialty construction company serving the energy and telecommunications industries, with over $4 Billion in annual revenues. He is currently, or has served, on the Boards of several not-for-profit organizations, including the Memorial Healthcare System, United Way of Texas – Gulf Coast, and the Sam Houston Council of the Boy Scouts of America.