Angagaw joins ServiceMaster from Sodexo where she was CEO of its North American Healthcare division which employs more than 6,000 people.
Aster Angagaw Named President of ServiceMaster Brands
Announcing the appointment, ServiceMaster CEO, Nik Varty, said:
"A few months ago, we launched a bold strategy revamping our Franchise Services Group into ServiceMaster Brands by redirecting our focus in creating two strong differentiated businesses in the restoration and cleaning space."
"Today we are bringing on board a strong leader to spearhead the execution of that strategy. Aster brings decades of strong leadership experience in highly reputable, global service companies. She understands what it takes to deliver exceptional customer experiences and I am confident she will energize our network and unlock additional value in our important cleaning and restoration businesses. She is the perfect fit to execute on our strategy for growth in ServiceMaster Brands as we focus our attention on high-value verticals, including healthcare cleaning and disinfection, commercial restoration, and national accounts."
During her 18-year career with Sodexo, Angagaw delivered a successful record of accomplishment in operations, global sales and business development, organizational transformation and customer retention. She was also an active member of the company’s African-American Leadership Forum and Women’s Network Group.
Previously, she held operational roles for The Wood Company, an acquisition of Sodexo, and Spirit Cruises. She has a B.A. in Organizational Management from Eastern University in Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Temple University, and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.