Speaker Bio


Bob Cappadona

Bob Cappadona

President & COO, Veolia North America

In 1991, Bob joined Veolia North America as the Director of Regulatory Affairs for the company's hazardous waste management operations in Flanders, New Jersey. Since then, he's served in a variety of roles supporting the company's Environmental Solutions and Services (ESS) business including New England Branch General Manager, Vice President of Service Operations for both the Eastern and Western regions, and Senior Vice President for the United States and Canada. In 2016, Bob was named President and Chief Operating Officer for ESS and now oversees operations for all sites across the United States.

Bob started his environmental career in 1987 as an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer for the General Electric (GE) Company in Somerville, New Jersey. In 1989, he became the EHS Manager for GE's semiconductor manufacturing operations in the United States and Europe. While in this role, he experienced first-hand the falling of the Berlin Wall and the massive San Francisco earthquake, and the environmental issues that ensued.

Bob graduated from the University of Michigan where he completed extensive studies in toxicology. Most importantly, Bob is the proud dad of a son, Dominick. Residing in Boston, Massachusetts, Bob is also an avid marathon runner (120+) and enjoys watching his son play soccer, hockey and baseball.

Session:

Market Dislocation: Where is the Market Post-Coronavirus?

October 14 @ 12:25 PM