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John Barrett

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John Barrett is Executive Director of the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA), the leading trade association for the global cleaning community, with more than 7,000 members in 80 countries. Prior to ISSA, John served as Vice Chairman of SMS Assist, a Pritzker Ventures company that developed a highly disruptive technology platform that revolutionized facility services at more than 140,000 sites in the United States.

Before SMS, John was President of Eurest Services, a division of the Compass Group, one of the largest publicly traded food and facility services companies in the world. He was also CEO of Kimco Corp., one of the largest U.S. privately held building service contractors that was acquired by Eurest in 2008. Prior to Kimco, John held executive positions at York Management, Unicco Service Co., Ogden Services Corp., and the Xerox Corp.
 


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John Barrett is Executive Director of the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA), the leading trade association for the global cleaning community, with more than 7,000 members in 80 countries. Prior to ISSA, John served as Vice Chairman of SMS Assist, a Pritzker Ventures company that developed a highly disruptive technology platform that revolutionized facility services at more than 140,000 sites in the United States.

Before SMS, John was President of Eurest Services, a division of the Compass Group, one of the largest publicly traded food and facility services companies in the world. He was also CEO of Kimco Corp., one of the largest U.S. privately held building service contractors that was acquired by Eurest in 2008. Prior to Kimco, John held executive positions at York Management, Unicco Service Co., Ogden Services Corp., and the Xerox Corp.
 

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