FM Facility Maintenance Announces New Board
Member: James A. Cannavino
April 08, 2010 09:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time
HARTFORD, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--FM Facility Maintenance, leading provider of facility
management in the United States and Canada, today announced the addition of a new member to its Board of
Directors: James A. Cannavino, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Direct Insite.
“We are pleased to welcome Jim to our Board,” said Jim Barnes, Chairman of FM Facility Maintenance. “His
leadership and extensive management expertise will be a valuable asset to the continuing success and growth of the
“FM Facility Maintenance will undoubtedly benefit from the experiences, accomplishments and insights of Mr.
Cannavino,” said Jim Reavey, president and CEO of FM Facility Maintenance. “I am looking forward to working
with him and thrilled to have him on board.”
Cannavino was named Chairman of the Board of Direct Insite in 2000, and Chief Executive Officer in December of
2002. Prior to 2000, he was Chairman of the Board and CEO of CyberSafe, Inc., and a company specializing in
network security. Cannavino previously served as President and CEO of Perot Systems Corporation. While at Perot
Systems, Cannavino led day-to-day global operations, as well as strategic planning.
From 1963 through 1993, he served in a number of increasingly strategic management positions at IBM, most
recently as senior vice president responsible for Corporate Strategy and Development. Among Cannavino’s
achievements at IBM is the restructuring of the company’s $7 billion PC business, an assignment that ultimately led
to the development of the IBM PC Company. He also served on the IBM Corporate Executive Committee,
Worldwide Management Council, and IBM’s integrated services and solutions company.
In addition, Cannavino was a board member for three IBM joint-venture companies, including Prodigy Services,
Inc. He currently serves on the Board of 1-800-Flowers, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
and the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Cannavino is also a member of the Advisory Board for NTT Americas and is a long time member of the Board of
Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he recently served as Chairman of the Board.
About FM Facility Maintenance
FM Facility Maintenance is a leading provider of facility management for clients with multisite restaurant and retail
locations in the United States. The company provides an unparalleled level of service in more than 40 trades. FM
Facility Maintenance manages over 30,000 customer locations nationwide, representing more than 1 million service
requests annually. Based in Hartford, Connecticut, FM Facility Maintenance is privately held. More information is
available at www.FMFacilityMaintenance.com
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