Secret Site Map
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Home News Klein Appointed to PPMA Board of Directors

Klein Appointed to PPMA Board of Directors

People

Andrew Klein, president of Assured Environments, Manhattan, N.Y., is the newest board member.

| November 13, 2013

FAIRFAX, Va. — The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), has announced the appointment of Andrew Klein to its board of directors. Klein serves as the president of Assured Environments in New York where he is responsible for day-to-day company operations, sales management, and services in residential and commercial pest prevention.

Klein has been part of Assured Environment’s core staff since 1992 when started his tenure in the sales department, following receipt of his Masters degree in European History from Columbia and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College. He assumed the presidency of his company in 1994. In addition to the work he does with his company, Andrew is active in the industry, chairing NPMA’s Bed Bug Committee and International Task Force and serving on the Copesan Board of Directors.

“We are delighted to have Andrew join our board,” said Missy Henriksen, executive director of PPMA. “Our initiatives to advance the industry are guided by forward thinking leaders and Andrew will be a welcome addition to this group. We look forward to working with him to further PPMA’s mission to grow our industry and educate the public about pest management issues.”

The board of directors of PPMA is comprised of representatives from member pest management and chemical manufacturing companies. Board members are appointed by the Executive Committee of PPMA, and meet two times a year to vote on policies, initiatives and budget matters on behalf of all investors of PPMA.

“It is my pleasure to accept the nomination to serve on PPMA’s board. Our company has been an ardent supporter of PPMA because the organization provides a much needed voice for the industry and serves as a tremendous resource for all professional pest management companies,” said Klein. “I look forward to being part of shaping the future of PPMA and our industry as a board member.”

 

Top news

ScottsMiracle-Gro Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Action Pest Control

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Evansville Ind., which ranked 56th on the 2014 PCT Top 100 list, with annual revenues of $11.6 million. The transaction, which is expected to close by January 2015, would mark Scotts’ first acquisition of a structural pest control business.

Rentokil NA Names Morrow Vice President of Sales

William (Bill) Morrow has joined the company's management team as VP of sales.

WCBB Raising Funds to Help Injured Industry Professional

Trade group Wildlife Control Business Builders (WCBB) is raising funds to help ECO Wildlife Solutions' Susan Sims, who suffered serious injuries as a result of a ladder fall.

Study Examines Disease Potential of NYC's Rats

Columbia University researchers spent a year collecting 133 rats in Manhattan. They found that the specimens were carrying food-borne illnesses like salmonella, as well as fever-inducing illnesses.

Extreme Spider Infestation Forces Missouri Family to Relocate

A family was driven from their suburban St. Louis home by thousands of venomous spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls.

x