Board of Directors
Mr. Allen is former chief marketing officer of IBM Cloud at IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM), an international technology solutions company, a position he held from 2015 until his retirement in 2018. Prior to joining IBM, Mr. Allen served as chief marketing and strategy officer at Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) from 2012 to 2015. He previously served as chief executive officer of Vertis Communications, a direct marketing and advertising company, a position held from 2009 to 2010. Prior to Vertis Communications, Mr. Allen held several leadership positions with Xerox Corporation, including serving as president of the Global Services and Strategic Marketing Group and president of Production Systems Group, as well as vice president of Xerox Corporation. Mr. Allen has served on the board of The ODP Corporation (Office Depot) (NASDAQ: ODP) since 2020, the Lumen Technologies Corporation (NYSE:LUMN) since 2021, and previously served on the boards of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) from 2009 to 2012 and Gateway, Inc. from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Allen serves on ABM’s Audit Committee and Stakeholder and Enterprise Risk Committee.
Ms. Baker is former senior corporate vice president and chief human resources officer of Cargill, Inc. (“Cargill”), a global food and agricultural company, a position she held from 2014 until her retirement in 2020. She served as a member of the executive team and was responsible for Cargill’s global human resources strategy and practices. Prior to joining Cargill in 2014, she served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: HTZ) from 2007 to 2014. Before joining Hertz, Ms. Baker was senior vice president, global human resources of The Reynolds & Reynolds Company, a leading provider of automotive dealer management systems, from 2005 to 2007. She also served in various management and leadership roles at The Timken Company from 1981 to 2005. Ms. Baker has served on the board of Pactiv Evergreen (NASDAQ: PTVE), a manufacturer and distributor of foodservice, food merchandising products and fresh beverage cartons, since 2020, serving as chairwoman, since June 2022. Ms. Baker serves as chair of ABM’s Compensation Committee and as a member of the Governance Committee.
Mr. Colleran is the former president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation, a global provider of supply chain, transportation, business and related information services, a position he held from 2019 until his retirement in 2022. From 2017 to 2019, Mr. Colleran was executive vice president and chief sales officer of FedEx Corporation. He also served on the FedEx Corporation Strategic Management Committee, which sets the strategic direction for FedEx. Mr. Colleran joined FedEx in 1989, where he served in a variety of leadership roles including executive vice president, global sales of FedEx Services from 2006 through 2016. He has served as a director of EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE: EGP), an equity real estate investment trust, since 2017, and serves as a member of ABM’s Compensation Committee and Governance Committee.
Mr. DeVries is president and chief executive officer of ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT), having been appointed president in September 2017 and chief executive officer in December 2018. He previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer from 2016 to 2017. Prior to joining ADT, Mr. DeVries served as executive vice president of Brand Operations at Allstate Insurance Company, from 2014 to 2016, and as executive vice president and chief administrative officer from 2008 to 2014. Mr. DeVries has served on the boards of ADT Corporation, since 2018 and Amsted industries Inc., a diversified global manufacturer of industrial components serving primarily the railroad, vehicular and construction and building markets, since 2016, and serves on ABM’s Compensation Committee.
Mr. Garcia retired in 2019 as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a $8.4 billion commercial fleet and supply chain management solutions company (“Ryder”), a position he had held since 2010. Previously, Mr. Garcia served as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer of Ryder from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Garcia joined Ryder in 1997 as senior manager of corporate accounting. He later served as director of corporate accounting and, subsequently, as group director of accounting services. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Garcia spent 14 years with the Miami office of the accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand LLP as senior manager of business assurance. Mr. Garcia has served on the board of Elanco Animal Health (NYSE: ELAN), a $3.3 billion provider of products and services to improve animal health production in more than 90 countries around the world since 2019, and serves as a member of the Audit and Finance Committee and the Oversight Committee, and on the board of American Electric Power (NASDAQ: AEP), a $14.9 billion electric public utility company, delivering electricity and custom energy solutions since 2019, where he serves as chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit and Director & Governance Committees.
Mr. Gartland has been the executive chairman of SGL TransGroup, a privately-held global freight forwarder, since 2017, where he serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Gartland retired in 2014 from his role as president, North America for Avis Budget Group, Inc., a leading global provider of vehicle rental services, a position he had held from 2011 to 2014. Previously, he was executive vice president, Sales, Marketing and Customer Care at Avis Budget Group, Inc. from 2008 to 2011, where he developed the overall strategic direction for marketing and sales. Mr. Gartland was employed by JohnsonDiversey, Inc. from 1994 to 2008, in various high-level capacities, including as president of the company’s North American region from 2003 to 2008, vice president, Sales, Health and Hospitality from 2002 to 2003, vice president, Business Development from 1998 to 2002, with various positions of increasing responsibility within the company from 1994 to 1998. Prior to that, Mr. Gartland served as vice president and director of national accounts at Ecolab, Inc. from 1980 to 1994. Mr. Gartland has served on the board of directors of Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: XHR), a self-advised and self-administered REIT that invests primarily in premium full-service, lifestyle and urban upscale hotels, since 2015 and serves as chair of the Compensation Committee.
Ms. Golder is former senior vice president and chief financial officer of the restaurant and gift store chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBRL), a position she held from 2016 until her retirement in 2020. She previously served in finance leadership roles at Ruby Tuesday, Inc. from 2013 to 2016, including as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2014 to 2016. Ms. Golder served in progressively more responsible finance positions during her 23 years at Darden Restaurants, Inc., including senior vice president finance for Olive Garden, senior vice president finance of Smokey Bones, senior vice president finance of Specialty Restaurant Group and senior vice president of Red Lobster. Ms. Golder has served on the board of Sysco, Inc. (NYSE: SYY), a global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food and non-food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers around the world since 2021, and serves as a member of the Audit and the Technology Committees, and served on the board of IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA), an influencer marketing technology company, in 2021, and from 2015 to 2019.
Mr. Kesavan is former chief executive officer and executive chairman of ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients (“ICF International”). He served as chairman and chief executive officer from 1999 to 2019 and as executive chairman from 2019 until his retirement in 2020. Previously, Mr. Kesavan served as the president of ICF Consulting Group, a subsidiary of ICF Kaiser, from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Kesavan serves on the boards of Inova Health Systems, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia, Cadmus Group and Dexis, serves as board member emeritus for Northern Virginia Technology Council and serves as a trustee of the Shakespeare Theater Company in Washington, DC.
Mr. Salmirs is president and chief executive officer of the Company, a position he has held since 2015. Previously, he served as executive vice president of the Company from 2014 to 2015, with global responsibility for the Company’s aviation division and all international activities. Mr. Salmirs served as executive vice president of ABM Janitorial Services – Northeast from 2003 to 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Salmirs held various leadership positions at Goldman, Sachs & Company (NYSE: GS), Lehman Brothers, Inc., and CBRE Group (NYSE: CBRE). Mr. Salmirs has served as a director of ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) since 2021, where he serves on the Governance and Nominating Committee and the Human Capital Committee. He also serves on the board of Outreach, a New York nonprofit organization dedicated to rehabilitating teens with substance abuse issues, is a founding board member of Donate Eight, a nonprofit group associated with LiveOnNY, and also serves on the Business Advisory Council for the business program at SUNY Oneonta.
Ms. Webb founded Kestrel Corporate Advisors, an advisory services firm, counseling organizations on strategic business issues, in 2013. From 2010 to 2013, she was managing director for Tennenbaum Capital Partners. Ms. Webb was a member of the corporate executive team for Ticketmaster from 2008 to 2010. She served for 20 years with The Walt Disney Company, from 1988 to 2008, in various senior positions including corporate senior vice president of investor relations and shareholder services, and governance outreach. She was also executive director for The Walt Disney Company Foundation. Before Disney, she held roles in investment banking. She has served on the boards of directors of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ: WYNN) since 2018, serving as chair of the Audit Committee, and AppFolio, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPF) since 2019, where she is chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance, and Risk and Compliance Oversight Committees. Ms. Webb also has served on the board of trustees of American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH), since 2019, and is a member of the Human Capital and Compensation, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. She previously served on the boards of 9 Spokes International Ltd. (2015 to 2018), TiVo Inc. (2016), Jack in the Box Inc. (2008 to 2014), and nonprofit PetSmart Charities, Inc. (2014 to 2016). She served as co-chair of nonprofit WomenCorporateDirectors, LA/OC Chapter (2017 to 2020). Ms. Webb has been recognized as an NACD Directorship 100 honoree, a WomenInc. Most Influential Corporate Board Director, and a Directors & Boards Director to Watch.