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Sarah Hlavinka McConnell

Sarah Hlavinka McConnell

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
New York, NY, USA

Sarah Hlavinka McConnell serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for ABM. She assumed her position in May 2008 after serving as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel commencing in September 2007.

Prior to joining ABM, Ms. McConnell served as Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Secretary for Fisher Scientific International. She was Acting General Counsel for Fisher’s $10 billion merger with Thermo Electron Corporation in 2006.

Ms. McConnell’s extensive experience as a senior corporate counsel also includes serving as General Counsel for Benchmark Electronics; Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary for Hewlett Packard Company; and Senior Counsel at Cooper Industries.  Ms. McConnell began her legal career as an Associate with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

Ms. McConnell received her law degree from the University of Texas Law School.  She graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of arts degree in history and a minor in Spanish.  She is a member of Texas A&M College of Liberal Arts Development Council.

Ms. McConnell and her husband, Mark, reside in New York.  Her interests include sports and physical fitness, reading and travel.


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