GAITHERSBURG, Md. – The Brickman Group announced today that its board of directors has elected Andrew Kerin as CEO and member of the board, effective immediately. Scott Brickman, who served as CEO for 14 years, will become board chairman succeeding his father Dick Brickman, who will serve as chairman emeritus.
Most recently, 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 and facility services to multiple industries including: education, business, healthcare and sports and entertainment. Over the course of his 16-year tenure at ARAMARK, Kerin held numerous leadership positions. Prior to joining ARAMARK, Kerin served as a vice president with Ogden Facility Services.
“Brickman is preparing for the next phase of its evolution,” said Scott Brickman. “With over 25 years of experience and proven track record at every level in the services industry, we are excited to have someone of Andrew’s caliber assume the leadership role.”
“I am very excited about joining an organization that is a leader in its industry with a brand known for its strong values and commitment to its people and customers,” Kerin said. “Brickman has a rich history of exceptional performance with a strong foundation to build on and I am excited about the opportunity to lead this company into the next era of growth.”
Kerin earned a BA degree from Fordham University and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. He serves on the board of directors of Arrow Electronics, a global provider of products, services and solutions for enterprise computing solutions and is on the board of trustees for City Year,, where he was honored in Philadelphia as a “2011 Idealist of the Year.” He also serves on the Board of Trustees for Fordham University.