The Brickman Group, the Gaithersburg-based landscaping giant, appointed Andrew Kerin as chief executive officer and member of the board, effective immediately, the company announced Wednesday.
Kerin replaces Scott Brickman, who will become board chairman, succeeding his father, Dick Brickman, who will serve as chairman emeritus.
Kerin worked at Aramark Global Food, Hospitality and Facility Services for 16 years before joining Brickman.
The 73-year-old Brickman Group is the largest commercial landscape, maintenance and snow removal company in the United States. It employs more than 10,000.