06 Sep Andrew Kerin Elected CEO of Towne Park
ANNAPOLIS, MD., September 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/– Towne Park, a leading hospitality and healthcare services company, announced that its Board of Managers has elected Andrew Kerin as its Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board, effective September 5, 2017. The Board also thanked interim-CEO Dave Nichols for his outstanding leadership during the transition.
Andrew Kerin is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience leading business services companies. Prior to joining Towne Park, Mr. Kerin served as CEO of Brightview, the nation’s leading provider of commercial landscape design, construction, and maintenance services with over $2.2 billion in revenue and 23,000 team members. As CEO, he led the organization to record revenue and profitability by focusing on building an engaged team that created world class outdoor environments for the hospitality, retail, healthcare, education and corporate sectors.
Previously, Mr. Kerin served as Group President, Aramark Global Food, Hospitality and Facility Services, a $12 billion business, where he led a team of more than 200,000 associates in over 20 countries delivering food, facilities and hospitality services to multiple industries including education, business, healthcare and sports and entertainment. Prior to joining Aramark, Mr. Kerin served as a Vice President with Ogden Facility Services.
“Andrew Kerin is an outstanding leader, and we are delighted to have him lead the Towne Park team into the future,” said Michael Berk, lead director of the Board. “Throughout his 30-year career Andrew has been recognized for creating value by building high performing teams that deliver world class service and solutions for their clients and customers.”
“I’m thrilled to join a talented team of professionals whose culture thrives on the ability to make a positive impact in the lives of the people it touches,” said Mr. Kerin. “Towne Park is a values driven organization with a strong foundation. We are well positioned to accelerate our growth by delivering even greater value for our teams, clients, investors and the communities where we live and work.”
Mr. Kerin earned a BA degree from Fordham University and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. He has participated on several corporate and non-profit boards and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Arrow Electronics, a global provider of products, services and solutions for enterprise computing solutions.
About Towne Park:
Towne Park is America’s leading hospitality and healthcare services company with over 13,000 employees at more than 800 sites nationwide, including approximately 500 hotel and hospitality sites and 300 hospitals. We build better guest experiences, touching the lives of over 15 million people every year. For nearly 30 years we have been partnering with some of the most respected corporations in the world, including premiere global hospitality brands and state-of-the-art hospitals, offering a broad array of world-class, high-impact services and solutions. See what happens when you extend your brand and add new services that matter. Deeper connections. Greater efficiencies. Made Simple. Towne Park has been honored as a “Best Run Company,” a “Best Place to Work” and frequently been named one of “America’s Fastest Growing Companies.”
For more information on Towne Park, please visit our website at www.townepark.com.