SavATree named Carmine Schiavone to succeed Daniel van Starrenburg, the company’s long-serving CEO. van Starrenburg will continue with SavATree as Executive Chairman, overseeing the company’s strategic direction and acquisitions program.
“We are very excited to have someone of Carmine’s caliber join SavATree,” said Mr. van Starrenburg. “Under Carmine’s leadership, SavATree will continue to deliver exceptional service for our customers, while I will focus on growing the SavATree family through strategic acquisitions.”
Schiavone spent four years in senior leadership positions at Johnson Controls, most recently as general manager and vice president of fire protection slutions and services. Prior to Johnson Controls, Schiavone spent 16 years at Tyco, where he took on increasing responsibility as vice president, general manager, and acting chief operating officer across various business units. Schiavone holds the Six Sigma Green Belt certification and Lean certification, making him ideally suited for SavATree, a Lean company.
“SavATree stands out as an exceptionally well-run firm, with people and processes more often seen in Fortune 500 companies,” said Schiavone. “I am excited to join a rapidly growing organization with an ongoing commitment to customer service excellence.”