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Gardex’s Furgiuele Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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Furgiuele joined Gardex Chemicals in 1989, beginning with a position in sales; she has moved up through the company serving as vice president and assumed the role of president of the company in 1999.

| December 3, 2009

TORONTO - John Abell, CEO of Gardex Chemicals recognized Karen Furgiuele at the annual Gardex Holiday banquet in Toronto for her 20th anniversary of employment with the company.

"When I first had the vision to create Gardex in 1977, I knew there was a great opportunity to provide a change of direction in how a distributor services the PMP in Canada. 

"Through a hard work ethic, and dedication, Karen has brought this vision to a reality."  said John, addressing the several hundred employees and guests in attendance.  "Gardex has definitely raised the bar when it comes to education, training, and servicing the pest management industry Canada wide." 

Furgiuele joined Gardex Chemicals in 1989, beginning with a position in sales; she has moved up through the company serving as vice president and assumed the role of president of the company in 1999.

Furgiuele has contributed significantly to the Pest management industry as a whole, representing both Gardex and Canadian interests in numerous organizations such the Methyl Bromide Working Group, RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment), United Producers, Formulators and Distributors, and Women in Pest Management through the NPMA. Karen has also been representing UPF&DA on the Board of Directors of NPMA since 2002.

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