The Professional Pest Management Alliance Appoints John Myers to its Board Of Directors

FAIRFAX, VA (February 6, 2017) – The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the consumer education and marketing arm of the National Pest Management Association, today announced that John Myers of Rentokil North America will join its board of directors. Michael Katz, most recently with Western Exterminator Co., a Rentokil company, is retiring.
"I would like to thank Mike for his leadership and commitment to the Alliance and welcome John as we continue our mission to grow, protect, promote and defend our incredible industry," said PPMA Chairman Tom Fortson.
Katz who is retiring from the industry after nearly 50 years, served on the PPMA board of directors since 2010 and has been an active and integral member, helping to inform the marketing strategy PPMA uses to increase consumer awareness about the value of professional pest control services. "I've loved this industry for a long time, and it's been a particular pleasure to serve on the PPMA Board of Directors where I could be part of a process helping to guide our industry to an even better future," said Katz. 
Myers, president and CEO of Rentokil North America, is looking forward to his newly expanded role within PPMA. "Rentokil believes in supporting the industry and I look forward to an active role as a PPMA board member in helping to grow and promote our industry." 
The board of directors of PPMA is comprised of representatives from pest management companies and the supplier community, committed to supporting the mission of PPMA. 
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About the Professional Pest Management Alliance
The PPMA was founded in 1997 to defend, protect and grow the pest management industry.  As the voice of the professional pest management industry, PPMA continues to proactively provide the public with information on the value of professional pest management through its media relations, public service announcement, advertising and digital communications programs it conducts on behalf of the National Pest Management Association. For more information, please visit or

The NPMA, a non-profit organization with more than 6,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property. For more information, visit