ServiceMaster hires general counsel for spin-off unit

Aug 08, 2018
Jeffrey Fiarman to join American Home Shield ahead of transaction

ServiceMaster Global Holdings has hired Jeffrey Fiarman as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of American Home Shield. Fiarman is expected to join American Home Shield later this month in preparation for the spin-off of the business late in the third quarter.

Memphis, Tennessee-based ServiceMaster Global Holdings provides residential and commercial services through brands such as American Home Shield, which offers home service plans, AmeriSpec (home inspections), Furniture Medic (cabinet and furniture repair), Merry Maids (residential cleaning), ServiceMaster Clean (janitorial) and Terminix (termite and pest control).

Fiarman previously served as general counsel for veterinary medications company Wedgewood Pharmacy. Before joining Wedgewood, he advised start-ups and new business ventures, and co-founded a consumer wearable technology company. Fiarman also served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of IDEXX Laboratories.

Fiarman had earlier served in several leadership roles with Weight Watchers International. He began his career as an attorney with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, specializing in corporate and tax law.

‘We are making great progress with our spin efforts and this announcement is another important step,’ ServiceMaster CEO Nik Varty says in a statement.

‘Jeff has an excellent track record of business development and innovation leadership,’ American Home Shield president and CEO Rex Tibbens says in announcing the recruitment. ‘He is an experienced general counsel, whose breadth of legal expertise and managerial experience is a perfect fit for our growth-focused, entrepreneurial company.’

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