New Leader Appointed to Lead Terminix Commercial Business

ServiceMaster focuses on growth potential in commercial pest market

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 8:00 am CST



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"Our framework for success involves growth through exceptional service, outstanding care for our employees and consistently delivering on our commitments"

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, today announced it has named Kelly Kambs as president of its Terminix commercial pest control and termite business.

In her new role, Kambs will report directly to ServiceMaster Chief Executive Officer Nik Varty. Kambs will have full P&L responsibility for the Terminix Commercial business and will focus on driving sustainable growth and profitability in the commercial pest control and termite market.

“We feel the commercial pest market has incredible potential,” said Varty. “The industry’s strong fundamentals combined with our expertise and a renewed commitment to invest over the long term will position us to regain the market leadership position. Placing dedicated resources into commercial allows us to focus on national accounts’ and local business owners’ unique needs, offering us more opportunities to attract and retain customers. Commercial growth is a critical component of our Terminix business transformation.”

“Our framework for success involves growth through exceptional service, outstanding care for our employees and consistently delivering on our commitments,” said Varty. “Our leadership team is responsible for driving that performance culture. Kelly is an accomplished executive with a proven background in business development and market growth. We’re thrilled to welcome her to the team.”

Kambs joins ServiceMaster from CPG Building Materials, in Chicago, where she served as senior vice president. At CPG, Kelly grew the business by developing new segments for national owners and architects, improving sales efficiency by over 15 percent while significantly improving profitability through pricing actions and market segmentation.

Prior to CPG, Kambs spent three years at Behr Processing Corporation as senior vice president of BehrPro. She successfully developed and implemented the strategy for their professional coatings business and consistently delivered outstanding results. Prior to Behr, Kambs spent 10 years serving in a variety of sales, operations and commercial leadership roles for companies like Johns Manville, The Comex Group and Skydex Technologies. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Illinois and holds an MBA from Pepperdine University.

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV) is a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, operating through an extensive service network of more than 8,000 company-owned locations and franchise and license agreements. The company’s portfolio of well-recognized brands includes American Home Shield (home warranties), AmeriSpec (home inspections), Furniture Medic (furniture repair), Merry Maids (residential cleaning), ServiceMaster Clean (janitorial), ServiceMaster Restore (disaster restoration) and Terminix (termite and pest control). We serve residential and commercial customers through an employee base of approximately 13,000 company employees and a franchise network that independently employs an estimated 33,000 additional people. The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn. Go to for more information about ServiceMaster or follow the company at or ServiceMaster is the Official Home Services Provider of Minor League BaseballTM.

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Kelly Kambs has been named president of Terminix Commercial. (Photo: Business Wire)


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