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ABM Forms Expert Advisory Council to Support COVID Response

ABM Forms Expert Advisory Council to Support COVID Response
13 August 2020

ABM has established an Expert Advisory Council, composed of external leading experts in infectious disease and industrial hygiene. 

The advisory board will provide independent, third-party perspectives to support ABM in their delivery of facilities management services to their clients.

This includes the maintenance of operating practices, equipment and technologies, and training.


“Leading the Industry” Through the Pandemic


The facilities management solutions provider has established the council to provide advice on many aspects of their business, including ABM’s EnhancedClean™ programme. This is a three-step approach that delivers a cleaning service with a certified disinfection process.

John McPherson, Managing Director at ABM UK commented: “As we all continue to navigate this crisis, businesses are looking for expertise and guidance to keep their facilities safe for their team members, customers, and the public.

“Our Expert Advisory Council will help us develop innovative solutions like EnhancedClean™ for our clients and lead the industry through this pandemic.”  

In addition to ABM’s internal experts, the founding members of the advisory council include: 


  • Dr Ruth Carrico, PhD, DNP, FNP-C, FSHEA, FNAP CIC – Dr Carrico is Professor and Director of the Global Health Initiative and Director of Epidemiologic Research for the Centre of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases (CERID) at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
  • Nancy M. McClellan, MPH, CIH, CHMM – McClellan is the current Chair of the University of Michigan School of Public Health External Advisory Board. She is the CEO of Occupational Health Management, PLLC industrial hygiene consultancy.  


Picture: A photograph of a cleaning operative wearing an ABM branded high-vis jacket. The operative is wearing gloves and using a mop

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 13 August 2020


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