Deidre Richardson, Terminix Global Holdings' new senior vice president and general counsel. (photo: Terminix Global Holdings)
Deidre Richardson, Terminix Global Holdings' new senior vice president and general counsel.
06.07.2021, 13:12

Terminix Announces Senior Appointments

Appointments, Americas, Service Provider News

Terminix has appointed Deidre Richardson as senior vice president and general counsel, and Joy Wald as senior vice president and chief information officer.


Richardson joins Terminix from Chico’s FAS, where she was chief legal and compliance officer and corporate secretary for the publicly traded retailer and operator of the Chico’s, White House Black Market, and Soma brands. Prior to Chico’s FAS, Richardson was lead corporate counsel for Restaurant Brands International, the operator of Burger King, Popeyes and Tim Hortons; and earlier held leadership roles at Michelin North America. Richardson holds a juris doctor degree (JD) and B.A. from Georgetown University and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.


Wald joins Terminix from G4S Retail Solutions, where she was chief operating officer, managing service delivery for the cash management and forecasting division of the $10B+ integrated security company, G4S. Previously, Wald spent more than a decade with Tyco and ADT, where she held leadership positions within several of Tyco’s organizations, including CIO for Tyco Integrated Security, North America, led Strategy and M&A for ADT after the spin-off from Tyco International, and later served as VP of Customer Care for ADT. Wald holds a B.S. in Industrial Systems Engineering, summa cum laude, from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Terminix CEO, Brett Ponton, comments: "Deidre and Joy are dynamic and experienced executives. Deidre’s rich and diverse experience with multi-unit businesses and large distributed workforces will help us develop a framework through the Terminix Way where our teammates can be successful. Joy’s operational background and experience with subscription and route-based service delivery, enhances how we orient our technology with our new customer experience platform as an enabler to execute our business strategy.


"We are committed to being the preferred pest management provider in the eyes of our customers, teammates and the neighborhoods and communities we serve. That starts with talent and leaders who value the principles of servant leadership and are committed to helping us continue to build a service-oriented culture at Terminix."


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