Casella Waste names managers

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. announced that Jim Bohlig has been named president of the company’s renewables group and Paul Larkin has joined the company as president and chief operating officer.

“In addition to his new position, Jim will also serve as chief development officer of Casella Waste Systems and will report directly to me,” Casella said. “He will be responsible for the company’s programs in recycling; the company’s waste-to-liquid fuels efforts; development activities surrounding the company’s landfill projects; managing the company’s investment in GreenFiber; and strategic planning and intellectual property development.”

Paul Larkin will be responsible for leading all integrated operating divisions and functions within Casella Waste Systems.

“Paul is the perfect fit for the culture of operational excellence which we are developing at Casella Waste Systems,” Casella said.

Larkin joined Casella Waste Systems on January 9, 2008.

Larkin was previously employed with Office Depot, where he served as vice president for international strategy.