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PCT, Syngenta Recognize 2013 Crown Leadership Winners

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PCT and Syngenta recognized the 2013 Crown Leadership Award winners at NPMA PestWorld 2013, in Phoenix, on Wednesday.

| October 23, 2013

PCT and Syngenta recognized the 2013 Crown Leadership Award winners at NPMA PestWorld 2013, in Phoenix, on Wednesday.

The awards spotlight individuals who have contributed positively to the growth and development of the structural pest control industry, as well as established ties with fellow business leaders, civic groups and customers in their local communities.

This is the 25th consecutive year in which Syngenta has partnered with PCT for the awards.

“It’s with great pride that we recognize 25 years of giving thanks to the many great men and women in this industry who give tirelessly of themselves for the success of their organizations, the benefit of the pest control industry and the betterment of their communities,” said PCT Publisher Dan Moreland. “Their passion is what keeps this industry moving forward.”

The 2013 Crown Leadership Award winners are:

             Gene Chafe, Senske Services, Kennewick, Wash.

             Pat Copps, Orkin Pest Control, Costa Mesa, Calif.

             Bob Dold Jr., Rose Pest Solutions, Northbrook, Ill.

             Scott Fortson, Terminix Service, Columbia, S.C.

             Ken Fredrick, Conquistador Pest & Termite, Tucson, Ariz.

             Deni Naumann, Copesan Services, Brookfield, Wis.

             Roland Rhodes, Rhodes Chemical Co., Kansas City, Kan.

             Dr. Coby Schal, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.

If you know of a member of the pest control industry you would like to nominate for next year’s awards, contact dmoreland@giemedia.com.

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