Orkin, Inc. names McFarland as VP of Marketing, Janusz as director of E-Commerce
Atlanta-based Orkin, Inc. recently added Robert McFarland to its executive team as the vice president of marketing. Allen Janusz also joined the company as the director of e-commerce.
“To further enhance Orkin’s dynamic team of hard-working individuals, we recently created two new positions that will strengthen and add new dimension to our company,” said Glen Rollins, president of Orkin, Inc. “We are pleased to welcome Robert and Allen to the Orkin family and are very fortunate to continually attract such high-quality talent.”
As vice president of marketing, McFarland will oversee service line marketing and development as well as marketing communications. He has more than 15 years of marketing experience in a variety of areas, including marketing strategy, product development, product management, product marketing, advertising, direct marketing and online marketing.
McFarland formerly led Microsoft’s customer relationship marketing for Windows Mobile and also held a variety of advertising and product marketing roles at BellSouth. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and earned his master’s in business administration from Georgia State University.
“Robert’s wealth of marketing experience will make him an integral part of our executive team,” said Kevin Smith, Orkin’s chief marketing officer.
Joining Orkin as the director of e-commerce, Janusz is the newest member to the Information Technology Center Application Development department. In this role, he will spearhead departmental efforts to transform the customer experience through online channels. Janusz will oversee Orkin’s intranet as well as manage Orkin’s e-commerce portfolio, which includes website-based sales applications.
Prior to joining Orkin, Janusz managed the Web and Integration Services department at Unisource Worldwide, Inc. During his eight years with Unisource, he oversaw the development and growth of the e-commerce platform among other e-business initiatives. Janusz also worked for consulting organizations PricewaterhouseCoopers and Hewitt Associates, where he focused on analyzing and implementing technology to enable effective business processes and transactions.
A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in accounting and management information systems, Janusz is also a certified public accountant.
About Orkin, Inc.
Founded in 1901, Atlanta-based Orkin, Inc. is an industry leader in essential pest control services and protection against termite damage, rodents and insects in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Asia. With more than 400 locations, Orkin’s almost 8,000 employees serve approximately 1.7 million customers. The company serves homeowners and numerous industries including food and beverage processing, foodservice, hospitality, healthcare, retail, warehousing, property/facilities management, schools and institutions. Learn more about Orkin on our website at www.orkin.com. Orkin is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL).