ABM Names Anthony Piniella Chief Communication Officer

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ABM (NYSE:ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, today announced that Anthony Piniella has joined the company as chief communication officer.

Mr. Piniella will focus on implementing a Communication strategy to position and enhance ABM's reputation within the industries it serves and across all audiences—customers, employees, and shareholders—enabling the company to deliver on its recently announced long-term strategic vision.

"As we begin our journey of transformation, a comprehensive and consistent communication platform is essential for us to achieve our 2020 Vision," said Scott Salmirs, president and chief executive officer, ABM. "I am confident that Anthony's leadership will strengthen our ability to drive employee engagement, support change management, and improve stakeholder communication that, in turn, will help us deliver on our goal of providing exceptional facility solutions."

Piniella comes to ABM with vast experience developing and implementing Communication strategies that elevate corporate positioning, enable sales acceleration and drive employee advocacy. Most recently he served as vice president of Corporate Communication for NCR where he led and oversaw all global external, internal and executive communication for the software and services company with 2014 revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. Previously, he served as vice president of Corporate Communication for Intralinks, a leading software-as-a-service company. Throughout his 20-year career, Anthony has held Communication leadership roles with a variety of innovative, global businesses as well as leading PR firms, often within the technology and services industry.

"With the recent announcement of 2020 Vision, ABM is executing a deliberate strategy to offer an industry focused, multi-layered portfolio that will provide complete, value-add solutions for our customers," said Anthony Piniella, chief communications officer, ABM. "This is an extremely exciting time for ABM as we empower our over 100,000 employees to deliver on our unique value proposition."


ABM (NYSE:ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $5 billion and over 100,000 employees in over 300 offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's service capabilities include electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, janitorial, landscape & turf, and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes — from schools and bank branches to the largest and most complex facilities, such as airports, hospitals and manufacturing plants. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit www.abm.com.

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