SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 2, 2017
ABM Industries Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission File||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)||Number)||Identification No.)|
|One Liberty Plaza, 7 th Floor|
|New York, New York||10006|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code||(212) 297-0200|
|(Former name or former address if changed since last report)|
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 7, 2017, the Board of Directors of ABM Industries Incorporated (“ABM”) appointed Scott Giacobbe to the position of Chief Operating Officer effective November 1, 2017. Mr. Giacobbe will succeed James P. McClure, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, who will be retiring on October 31, 2017. Mr. McClure advised the Company on June 2, 2017 that he intended to retire on October 31, 2017.
Mr. Giacobbe, age 54, has been appointed Executive Vice President effective immediately. He has served as President of ABM Technical Solutions since November 2010.
The Company expects to enter into a retirement agreement with Mr. McClure.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ABM INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED|
|Dated:||June 7, 2017||By:||/s/ Barbara L. Smithers|
|Barbara L. Smithers|
Vice President, Deputy General
Counsel and Assistant Secretary