Seasoned Leader Brings Deep Strategic, Operational and Financial Background
Most Recently Served as President of Brickman/ValleyCrest, Overseeing a 20,000-Person Organization with more than 250 Branch Offices and $2 Billion in Annual Revenue
PLAINVIEW, N.Y., July 14, 2016 – CSC ServiceWorks, a leader in commercial laundry solutions and air vending services, announced today that its board of directors has appointed Mark Hjelle as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board, effective immediately.
Most recently, Hjelle served as President, Brickman/ValleyCrest (recently rebranded BrightView), a $2 billion annual revenue business, where he led a team of more than 20,000 team members in 35 states with 250 branch offices delivering landscaping and other exterior services to clients including multi-family, schools and universities, hospitality, retail and commercial offices. Over the course of his 18-year tenure at Brickman, Hjelle held numerous leadership positions in the areas of operations, finance and business development.
“CSC is focused on extending its industry leadership and driving even further growth by providing best in class service and innovation to its clients and customers,” said Henrik Slipsager, Chairman of the Board. “With Mark’s deep experience as a strategic and operational leader over nearly 20 years, and his proven track record of performance and success at every level in the services industry, we are delighted to have Mark assume the CEO role.”
“I am very excited about joining an organization that is a clear leader in its industry with over 3,000 team members who are committed to be the very best and to constantly improve what we do every day for our clients,” stated Hjelle. “CSC has a rich history and a strong foundation to build on and I am excited about the opportunity to lead this company into the next era of growth. I look forward to engaging with my CSC colleagues and our clients across the company as we work together to chart our course for future growth and success.”
Hjelle earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from the Case Western Reserve School of law. He serves on the board of directors of Valet Waste, a national provider of amenity services to the multi-family housing industry.
About CSC ServiceWorks
CSC ServiceWorks, with over 1.4 million machines in service, is the leading provider of commercial laundry solutions to the multi-family housing and education markets as well as the industry leader in air vending services at convenience stores and gas stations. CSC ServiceWorks has a workforce of over 3,000 dedicated professionals throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Please visit cscsw.com for further information.
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