TAG: Andrew Kerin

BrightView appoints new CEO

November 10, 2016By
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BrightView appointed Andrew Masterman as president and CEO. Masterman, who also will join the company’s board of directors, succeeds Pat Velasco, who has served as interim CEO since July when Andrew Kerin stepped down. Velasco, will remain on BrightView’s board of directors, will continue in that role until Masterman joins the company next month. BrightView is the new brand for the... read more

BrightView CEO Kerin steps down

July 21, 2016By

BrightView CEO Andrew Kerin is stepping down. He’s succeeded by interim CEO Pat Velasco. The Rockville, Md.-based company, formed by the merger of the Brickman Group and ValleyCrest Cos., made the announcement in a statement posted on its website July 21. BrightView is working with executive search firm Korn Ferry to retain a permanent CEO. “We thank Andrew for his... read more

BrightView rebranding begins

March 17, 2016By

Now through mid-summer, BrightView is rolling out its new brand. This process follows the integration of The Brickman Group and ValleyCrest Cos. The companies merged in mid-2014 and announced the new name and brand in December 2014. “This is a significant day as we take the next step in communicating BrightView and the promise of delivering confidence from excellence,” said... read more

Brickman/ValleyCrest snag Associa account

March 5, 2015By

The Brickman Group and ValleyCrest Landscape Cos.—to be branded as BrightView in mid-2015 as part of their recent merger—became the exclusive landscaping provider for Associa, “the world’s largest community association management firm,” with 4 million residents across the country. “Brickman/ValleyCrest is already at the top of its class as a landscaping provider and we are proud to tell our communities... read more

Brickman and ValleyCrest rebrand as BrightView

December 3, 2014By

Brickman Group and ValleyCrest Landscape Cos. unveiled their new name as BrightView. The companies, located in Rockville, Md., and Calabasa, Calif., respectively, merged in June to form a $2 billion firm with 22,000 employees. The new name and logo will not be used in operations until mid- 2015 in line with the company’s implementation plan. In the interim, both Brickman... read more

Brickman, ValleyCrest complete merger

July 1, 2014By

Effective June 30, the Brickman Group and ValleyCrest Landscape Cos. completed their merger. “This merger combines over 140 years of industry knowledge, innovation and experience,” said Andrew Kerin, CEO of the combined company. “As one company, we plan to accelerate the growth of our business—providing greater opportunities for our team members and more customized solutions for our clients throughout the lifecycle... read more