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Rollins Board of Directors Announces Executive Promotions

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Bob Wanzer was promoted to chief operating officer for Rollins brands HomeTeam Pest Defense, Orkin PCO Services, Western Pest Defense, The Industrial Fumigant Company and Waltham Services.

| February 23, 2011

ATLANTA – The Rollins Inc. board of directors named John Wilson, Gene Iarocci and Bob Wanzer as officers and vice presidents. Additionally, Wanzer was promoted to chief operating officer for Rollins brands HomeTeam Pest Defense, Orkin PCO Services, Western Pest Defense, The Industrial Fumigant Company and Waltham Services. These promotions take effect March 1.

 John Wilson

“John, Gene and Bob bring years of experience and leadership to the company,” said Gary W. Rollins, president and CEO of Rollins Inc. “We are fortunate to have them assume a greater role in the direction and future of our company.”

Wilson, president of Orkin USA, joined Orkin, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc., in 1996. He held various positions of increasing responsibility, including technician, sales inspector, branch manager, region manager, vice president and president of the Southeast Division before being named president of Orkin USA in 2009. Wilson attended the University of Tennessee and completed the Executive Masters in Business Administration program at the University of Virginia.

Iarocci has extensive multi-unit management experience with a number of service and manufacturing industries, including Union Carbide Corporation where he worked for 24 years. He has been with Orkin for eight years, and served as region manager, division vice president and president of Orkin’s Atlantic Division. Iarocci was promoted to vice president of Rollins’ corporate administration in 2010.

 Gene Iarocci

Wanzer joined HomeTeam as president in 1998 and became chief operating officer in 2003 and chief executive officer in 2007. Under Wanzer’s direction, HomeTeam grew from $18 million to more than $130 million in revenue and became the third largest residential pest management organization in the U.S. Jerry Gahlhoff, currently serving as HomeTeam’s Eastern Division vice president, will succeed Wanzer as HomeTeam president.

 

 

 

 

 


 

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