SMS Assist appoints former Wal-Mart exec as VP, client services

Chicago -- SMS Assist announced the appointment of Michael L. McMath as VP of client services for the Chicago-based technology-driven facilities maintenance and management company.

McMath previously held senior positions at Wal-Mart Stores, Alcoa and Compass Group.
 
McMath, 56, brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in corporate-level facilities management, contracting and procurement to his new position.  He effectively managed annual maintenance budgets of more than $1 billion while working at three leading public companies, where he designed and implemented innovative cost savings plans that included inventory reduction, labor efficiency programs and process redesign initiatives.
 
“Michael’s facilities management expertise is second to none and perfectly meshes with our cost-effective, transparent delivery platform,” said Michael Rothman, SMS Assist CEO. “With his breadth of experience, which ranges from multi-unit retailers to industrial plant manufacturing, he understands our clients’ diverse needs and develops solutions that exceed their expectations.”

 

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