Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, Inc. recently promoted John Wilson to president of Orkin USA, a newly established position. Wilson will oversee Orkin’s five division presidents and the vice president of sales operations.
Wilson joined Orkin in 1996 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility, serving as a technician, sales inspector, branch manager, region manager, vice president and division president. His most senior positions have included Southeast Division president, Atlantic Division vice president and Central Commercial region manager.
“John is a quality leader with a wealth of business knowledge and more than 12 years of experience at Orkin,” said Glen Rollins, Orkin president, CEO and COO. “In serving at several levels of the company, John has learned our business intimately and we look forward to his continued contributions in the years ahead.”
Prior to joining Orkin, Wilson held various management positions with Morrison Restaurants, Inc., most recently serving as director of new restaurant development for the Southeast. A graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn., Wilson also completed the Executive Masters in Business Administration Program at the University of Virginia.
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).