Baumann, who has worked at NPMA for 18 years total, will begin his new position in about a month, he said. Soon to be based at Rollins’ corporate office in Atlanta, Baumann will report to Tom Luczynski, Rollins corporate secretary and vice president of Orkin international development, franchising and support services.
Baumann’s new position is within the technical services group, which also includes Paul Hardy, Frank Meek and Ron Harrison.
“We are very happy to add Greg’s impressive breadth of experience to Rollins,” said Luczynski. “He has been a very strong industry leader, and we look forward to the knowledge he will bring to our already impressive technical team.”
Baumann told PCT this new position is a “wonderful opportunity to combine my technical and project management skills.”
Baumann, a 2006 PCT/Syngenta Professional Products Crown Leadership Award winner, has varied experience in the pest management industry, including time spent as corporate quality assurance auditor, The Hershey Company. He also launched Pro-Tech Pest Management, a home inspection and termite business, with several partners in North Carolina in the early 2000s.
Rollins Inc. provides pest control services and protection against termite damage, rodents and insects to more than 2 million customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Central America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia and the Mediterranean from over 500 locations. For more information about the company’s subsidiaries visit www.orkin.com, www.pestdefense.com, www.westernpest.com, www.orkincanada.ca, www.indfumco.com, www.cranepestcontrol.com and www.rollins.com.
In related news at NPMA, on March 31, Dr. C. Kathleen Heinsohn, entomologist for the association since 2006, left that position. She accepted a position with American Pest Management in Takoma Park, Md. That position has not been filled.