Bruce Buchan, Founder and CEO
A lifetime environmental entrepreneur and founder of Midpoint International Inc., the parent company of CleanRiver®, Bruce has been instrumental in the development, promotion and support of recycling programs, legislation and policies.
Over the last 25 years, he worked with thousands of companies, colleges, and other facilities to improve their recycling programs. His industry expertise is valued and sought out in speaking engagements, including the 2010 Earth Day Celebrations inside the Pentagon.
Both CEO and “recycling ambassador,” Bruce works with recycling advocates on ways to improve waste stream management and programs to make recycling more effective.
Hugh Caines, General Manager
A results-oriented professional with over 25 years of experience in plant/facility management, manufacturing operations and engineering, Hugh has a successful track record in leading and implementing lean manufacturing principles, and transforming organizational culture to support and sustain those principles.
Hugh is a highly effective leader with additional background in HR, Health & Safety, finance and administration as well as ISO certification standards. Hugh’s passion is in providing a great customer experience, by developing employees and delivering exceptional business results through the use of lean principles. Since being appointed to General Manager, he has taken on a broader organizational leadership and mentoring role in order to ensure the organization is well positioned for growth.
Jennifer Lyall, Senior Manager of Human Resources and Technology
Jennifer Lyall is the Senior Manager of Human Resources and Technology for CleanRiver Recycling Solutions and has been a member of the senior management team since 2015. She leads the company’s cultural, process and personnel initiatives including employee engagement, wellness, performance management, training & development and recruitment. She is also responsible for the management of the company’s IT infrastructure, including data management, telephony, software and hardware as well as overseeing the enterprise resource planning system.
Jennifer joined CleanRiver in 2006 and has held a variety of leadership roles including graphics, marketing support and sales administration. She also held the role of Manager of Technology and Operations Support from 2012 to 2016. During this time she spearheaded several initiatives focusing on continuous improvement such as cost saving initiatives, kaizen events, ERP implementation and securing grant funding.