ServiceMaster, a leading residential and commercial service provider, has named Roger Cregg as senior vice president (SVP) of finance and chief financial officer (CFO). He will report to Hank Mullany, ServiceMaster’s chief executive officer (CEO). Cregg joins from PulteGroup, the publicly-owned parent company of Pulte Homes, a large US homebuilder.
Cregg joined Pulte in 1998 as CFO. While at Pulte, his role expanded as he assumed additional responsibilities for information technology, international operations and mortgage and title operations. He was promoted to executive vice president in 2003 and named public company CFO of the Year by Crain’s Detroit Business in 2010.
Prior to joining Pulte, Cregg served as executive vice president (EVP) and CFO at Zenith Electronics, a publicly held company that was eventually sold to LG Group in 1999. He also spent six years as vice president and CFO of Sweetheart Cup Company, a manufacturer and distributor of specialty containers and paper goods. He worked as a regional vice president at Zellerbach, a global division of paper manufacturer MeadWestvaco Corp.
Cregg began his career at New York-based Continental Can Company, working in a variety of accounting, finance and administration roles, eventually becoming general manager of finance for the company’s Bondware division, paper and plastic manufacturing subsidiary in Illinois.
Cregg graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, with a BSc degree in accounting. He earned his master’s degree in management from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.
He currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Comerica Inc., a commercial bank holding company, and has served as past chairman and a member of the board of directors of the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
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