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Completed Engagement – Waste Connections – Director of Recruitment

Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets in the U.S. and Canada. Through its R360 Environmental Solutions subsidiary, the Company is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. Waste Connections serves more than six million residential, commercial, industrial, and exploration and production customers from a network of operations in 39 states, six provinces and the District of Columbia.

Laura Paight is a Talent Acquisition Leader with over 20 years of experience developing and implementing successful recruitment strategies in the Energy and Pharmaceutical industries with an international perspective. Laura has deep expertise in many aspects of Talent Acquisition including recruitment strategies in new and developing markets, onboarding, diversity programs, university relations, military recruitment, compliance, workforce planning and contingent labor.

Most recently, she was Director of Hiring and Onboarding for the North America Region at Baker Hughes. Prior to this role, Laura was the Eastern Hemisphere Director of Talent Acquisition at Baker Hughes as an expatriate in Dubai, UAE and led the Talent Acquisition function for Middle East, Europe, Asia Pacific, Russia Caspian and Africa. She was earlier recruited to British Petroleum in a period of large growth in a highly competitive market where she developed BP’s first global workforce plan.

The search was completed by Namrata Banga, Allen Austin partner.


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