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BrandSafway announces new general counsel

BrandSafway announces new general counsel

May 1, 2018

KENNESAW, Georgia, May 1, 2018 – BrandSafway, a global leader in access and industrial services, is pleased to announce that Manish Shanbhag has joined the company as its new executive vice president and chief legal officer, effective March 12, 2018.

“We are excited to welcome Manish to the BrandSafway team,” said Bill Hayes, president and CEO of BrandSafway. “Manish has a strong and successful track record managing key legal, risk, compliance and governance teams on a global basis for a number of publicly-traded companies.”

Shanbhag has worked for The Gillette Company, Honeywell, Energizer and most recently, Edgewell Personal Care. “We are fortunate to have someone with his experience as part of our leadership team,” added Hayes. “Manish understands how to support a growing company both internally and externally.”

Shanbhag is looking forward to the opportunity to work with the BrandSafway leadership and legal teams. “BrandSafway is a growing and dynamic company with a strong executive team and a great internal legal and risk team,” said Shanbhag. “I am thrilled to help lead a business with such incredible potential for growth and success.”

Shanbhag graduated from Amherst College in 1992 and went on to earn his law degree at Columbia University, graduating in 1995. Shanbhag was an editor of the Columbia Law Review and a Stone Scholar.

About BrandSafway

With a commitment to safety as its foremost value, Brand Industrial Services, known as BrandSafway, was created when Brand Energy and Infrastructure Services and Safway Group combined in 2017. BrandSafway provides the broadest range of services, products and solutions, with the greatest depth of expertise, to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure end markets. A portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, BrandSafway has nearly $5 billion in revenue, approximately 32,000 employees and over 350 locations in 30 countries. With its global footprint, rigorous operating processes and extensive service offerings — scaffolding and other work access solutions, insulation, coatings, specialty services, and forming and shoring — BrandSafway supports customers’ maintenance, turnaround and refurbishment needs as well as new construction, capital-driven upgrades and expansion plans. Today’s BrandSafway — large enough to leverage economies of scale to increase safety and productivity, while also nimble and responsive — delivers unmatched service with local labor and management.

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