Newton, Mass. (PRWEB) June 10, 2009
UGL Unicco, a subsidiary of United Group Limited (UGL), today announced that Paul J. Asmar has joined the company as Vice President Operations and Facilities Management.
In this newly created position, Mr. Asmar is responsible for setting strategy and developing new programs to provide comprehensive management, operations and facilities services for large commercial accounts in the Northeast. He also will develop a facilities management operations team to deliver the managed account strategies and execute account plans for key clients.
Mr. Asmar reports to Vice President, Operations, Northeast Region, John Correia, who commented, "Paul is an important addition to the organization. His ability to conceive and construct high-value-added management and service packages will enable us to create new offerings tailored to our customers' specific needs that will extend our current portfolio of services."
Mr. Asmar is an experienced facilities management executive who served most recently as Vice President, National Operations at EMCOR Facilities Services, Inc. where he was responsible for managing and executing the FM operations of a portfolio of accounts for a wide range of clientele totaling over $160 million across 165 contracts. He set strategies, maintained and nurtured strategic customer relationships, managed operations and was responsible for the contract and financial aspects of account management.
Previously, he held operations responsibilities as Area Client Service Manager for Johnson Controls Inc. where he managed account portfolios and staff to deliver operations and maintenance services throughout the greater Boston area. Mr. Asmar also served as Project Manager for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Capital Planning & Operations.
Mr. Asmar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Boston University. He is a lecturer for the Arizona State University Facilities Management Development Program and is a member of facilities management organizations, including CoreNet, the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). He lives in Westwood, Mass.
About UGL Unicco
UGL Unicco, a premier provider of outsourced facilities services, is a subsidiary of United Group Limited (ASX: UGL). Based in Boston, UGL Unicco offers facilities maintenance, operations, cleaning, lighting and administrative/office services as well as plant services in support of industrial operations. The company counts one quarter of the Fortune 100 companies among its portfolio of North American customers and maintains an industry-leading 95% customer retention rate. Its more than 18,000 employees support corporate, multi-tenant, education, retail, government and public venue facilities. The company also offers single-source mobile maintenance and cleaning services for geographically dispersed branch offices. It is committed to green services through its award-winning UGL Unicco GreenClean® program (http://www.greencleaning.com) that supports sustainability across its service offerings. UGL Unicco's advanced facilities initiatives include the myunicco.com portal, UNI-Q® palmtop inspection system, USafe® health and safety program, eProcurement systems, and a 24x7 national operations center.
UGL Unicco, along with UGL Equis, a commercial real estate firm based in Chicago, is part of UGL Services, a division of UGL that provides Corporate Real Estate and Facility Solutions around the world. For further information about UGL Unicco, call 888-751-9100 or visit http://www.ugl-unicco.com.
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Donna Guadagno - UGL Unicco: 617-559-4194, dguadagno(at)ugl-unicco(dot)com
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