Commenting on the appointment, Nik Varty, ServiceMaster chief executive officer, said:
“Michael is a dynamic and engaging general counsel with international experience at the highest levels.
"Incredible talent is what sets ServiceMaster apart and I’m thrilled to have a leader like Michael on board to continue driving transformation and excellence across our business."
Bisignano joined ServiceMaster from CA Technologies, a leading global technology company, where he served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary. There he managed a global team that supported a multi-billion dollar business enterprise, oversaw a range of domestic and international M&A transactions, administered an intellectual property portfolio of more than 1,200 patents, implemented a global data privacy and security program, and successfully resolved several critical litigations. Prior to joining CA, he was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Blackboard Inc., a multinational technology company.
Previously, he worked for Online Resources Corporation and Arbros Communications. He also served as Of Counsel at Mintz Levin, a national law firm, focused on outsourcing and other technology transactions. He began his law career with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCoy, a leading international law firm, specializing in international project finance transactions. Prior to his legal career, he was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley.
Bisignano holds a Bachelor of Science (magna cum laude) in economics and finance from the Wharton School of Business, a Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania, and a J.D. (cum laude) from Harvard Law School.