Arrow Exterminators Acquires Cannon Pest Control

Arrow Exterminators Acquires Cannon Pest Control

The acquisition establishes a footprint for Arrow in the Auburn-Opelika (Ala.) market.


ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the merger and acquisition of Cannon Pest Control, a full-service company focused on servicing termite and pest control customers in Lee County in South Central Alabama. This transaction provides Arrow the opportunity to establish a footprint in East Central Alabama and reach residential and commercial customers with a wide range of services. 

“We are so pleased to welcome the team members and customers of Cannon Pest Control to the Arrow family,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, chief executive officer of Arrow Exterminators. “Their commitment to the community and passion for customer service makes Cannon a perfect strategic fit for Arrow. We will maintain the Cannon office in Auburn and operate as Stark Exterminators, giving us 10 service centers throughout the great state of Alabama.”

Darryl Cannon, owner of Cannon Pest Control, said, they were “looking for a company that would provide our team members with many growth opportunities and an expanded range of services to offer our customers.” Wendy Cannon added,  "We knew we were with the right company as Arrow is obsessed about how customers and employees are treated. We are proud to join a fellow family-owned and operated company and be a part of the Arrow family,  We wanted to give our employees great opportunities for growth and also be with a company which offers our long-time customers an full line of services.” 

Tim Pollard, president and COO of Arrow, said Arrow is proud to have the Cannon team of professionals join the Arrow family.  "Alabama is an important market for us as its population continues to grow and is expected to exceed five million residents this year.  We continuously look to merge with high quality companies who share our goals, principles and culture and we found the perfect fit with Cannon,” he said.