Secret Site Map
Friday, October 31, 2014

Home News Russ Ives Retires from Copesan Board of Directors

Russ Ives Retires from Copesan Board of Directors

People

Ives, president and CEO of Rose Pest Solutions, Troy, Mich., has retired from the board after 24 years of service.

| April 16, 2013

Russ Ives. Photo courtesy of Copesan.

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wisc. - Copesan announced that Russel Ives, president and CEO of Troy, Mich.-based Rose Pest Solutions, has retired from the Copesan board of directors after 24 years of service.

During his tenure, Ives helped guide Copesan in a variety of capacities including chair of the board, vice chair, treasurer, chair of partner relations and board liason to various Copesan committees. 

"Russ's historical perspective, excellent business and financial acumen, strong, steady nature and absolute integrity make him a wonderful leader," said Deni Naumann, president, Copesan. "It's hard to imagine a board meeting without his insightful comments and positive approach, however, wek now we can count on his continuing support as a shareholder and resource to Copesan; and we look forward to working with him for many years to come."

 

Alfie Treleven, chairman of the board for Copesan, shared, “Copesan is truly a better organization for having worked with Russ. He’s helped us grow in leaps and bounds and while we will miss his contributions on the Board, we are also excited to see him embark on new adventures in our industry with organizations like PestSure and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA).”
 
Ives attended his final Board meeting as a Copesan board director last week in Maui, Hawaii, during Copesan’s 2013 Annual Shareholder’s Meeting where Copesan leaders from across the company honored his contributions with a celebratory dinner. Russ continues to lead Rose Pest Solutions as CEO/President, is President of pest management insurance provider PestSure and serves on the Leadership Board of NPMA as Secretary.
 

 

Top news

Three Industry Leaders Recognized at Univar International Reception

Univar Director Latin America Benjamin Gomez recognized three industry leaders at PestWorld’s International Reception, including Norm Cooper, recognized with the Global Ambassador Lifetime Achievement Award.

UPFDA Recognizes Contributions of Tommy Reeves at Board Meeting

Reeves recently completed a two-year term as UPFDA president where he was instrumental in establishing the future direction of the association.

Cope Named Director of Technical and Regulatory Services at Terminix

Dr. Stan Cope (retired Navy), who has been with Terminix since 2012, has been promoted.

P+L Systems Announces Acquisition

Group De Ceuster of Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium announced the sale of its Environmental Care division to P+L Systems (Holding) UK of Knaresborough, UK, for an undisclosed sum.

Backed By Bayer Web Portal Relaunched

New Backed By Bayer is a a comprehensive customer-centric platform with new and expanded resources for pest management professionals.

x