MEMPHIS, Tenn. — American Residential Services (ARS) announced the appointment of Scott Boose as CEO.

Boose, a senior executive with experience in the HVAC, plumbing, and home services industries, succeeds David Slott, CEO of ARS, who will remain in a senior advisory role and assist Boose and senior management during the leadership transition.

“I want to take this opportunity to thank all of the talented, dedicated employees throughout the ARS organization as well as our deep, experienced leadership team,” said Slott. “It has been my distinct honor and privilege to work with our team over the past 15 years to build ARS into the industry leader it is today. I enthusiastically welcome Scott as a tremendous addition to this organization who will work alongside our superb management team to help accelerate our numerous growth initiatives. The growth of ARS through the pandemic is a testament to the strength of this organization, our employees and brands, and the outstanding customer service we provide. I look forward to supporting Scott and the ARS management team during this planned transition and wish all of our employees great success in the years ahead.”

“I appreciate this vote of confidence from our investment partners at GI and Charlesbank and look forward to applying my experience in the HVAC, plumbing, and home services industries to build upon the success that ARS has achieved under Dave Slott,” said Boose. “The years ahead will bring continued growth as we reinforce the company’s focus on outstanding customer service and expansion into new markets, including through M&A. ARS employees are the lifeblood of this organization, and we will continue to focus on providing them with fulfilling careers. This is an exciting time to join ARS and I look forward to benefiting from Dave’s insights during the transition.”

Prior to joining ARS, Boose was most recently CEO of CLEAResult. He was previously president and CEO of Service Experts. Prior to joining Service Experts, Boose was the president of Direct Energy Services and, from 2007 to 2010, served as the managing director of the Heating Services business for British Gas. Boose received a BS in accounting and finance, summa cum laude, from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He served on the board of directors for British Gas Insurance and Enercare.

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