Important Announcement
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a business is only as good as its people

At western PACIFIC we truly believe we can only service our customers best if we have the best people involved.

Kevin Duncombe

Kevin began his career in the recovered fiber industry 35 years ago after receiving his BA from the University of Michigan and MBA from Western Michigan University. He moved to Los Angeles in 1990 to join Western Pacific in the export department. He became Vice President and General Manager in 1993 and President in 1998. He has been President of the Association of California Recycling Industries two times and a past President of the Paper Stock Industries division of ISRI. He served on the Board of Directors of ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries), for 6 years.  Kevin is active in promoting all aspects of the recycling industry.


Vice President of Operations
Philip Wijmer has been associated with Western Pacific since 1999 and serves in the capacity of Vice President of Operations. In this role, he has the responsibility of strategic planning and fiscal oversight for all things related to plant operations, in-house transportation, contract transportation, maintenance and safety. He is also involved with special projects that require sales, administrative and operational guidance.Prior to joining Western Pacific, Philip was employed by the Los Angeles Community College District as an athletic coach, Farmer Brothers as a Branch Manager overseeing sales and operations and Shred-it as a General Manager overseeing west coast corporate business interests including sales, marketing, operations and franchising.


Vice President - General Manager, LV
John provides over 36 years of sales, sales management, training and information technology experience. He spent 20 years in the information technology field before entering into the solid waste, recycling and document destruction industries 16 years ago. His current responsibilities include: supporting the sales team with marketing, training, account management, and process management. John is a certified trainer and network administrator.


General Manager of Operations, OAK
Chris joined Western Pacific in 2005 as an Account Manager in the Sales Division. While quickly growing his Northern California customer base, his duties were advanced to Sales Management in 2010.  As we moved our operations from Newark to Oakland, Chris was promoted to General Manager and continues to focus his efforts on servicing our customers in Northern California.


Sales Manager, Downey, CA
John Shandy has been in in the sales industry for over 18 years. John joined Western Pacific’s sales team in 2013 as an account manager. He has spent the last several years at Western Pacific growing his Southern California customer base while managing and maintaining a steady supply of materials from major commercial accounts.

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