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TAG: David Alexander

Three takeaways from Memphis newspaper’s TruGreen report

July 26, 2017By
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The Commercial Appeal, a daily newspaper in Memphis, Tenn., published a profile of TruGreen, which is headquartered in Memphis. The article details the series of events that revitalized a slumping TruGreen into the thriving company that acquired Scotts LawnService last year. The newspaper interviewed TruGreen CEO David Alexander, who took over in 2012 and was previously chief executive for CitiTrends, an apparel... read more

TruGreen named top workplace in Memphis

December 27, 2016By

The Commercial Appeal, a newspaper in Memphis, Tenn., named TruGreen one of Memphis’ Top Workplaces. “We are honored to receive the Top Workplaces award for a third year in a row,” said David Alexander, TruGreen president and CEO. “It means that our associates are proud of the work atmosphere and culture we have worked hard to create. We’ve continued to experience growth... read more

TruGreen to build on momentum, CEO Alexander reports

April 18, 2016By

Now that the merger of the nation’s two largest lawn care companies is complete, it doesn’t mean that Scotts LawnService (SLS) trucks will be immediately replaced by TruGreen vehicles. The rest of this year is about ensuring a smooth transition, TruGreen CEO David Alexander told LM. He expects the now $1.3 billion-plus company will be able to do so by... read more

TruGreen: ‘Milestone merger’ is complete

April 13, 2016By

TruGreen completed its merger with Scotts LawnService, a former subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. The companies said in December they were entering into a joint venture. As a result of the merger, TruGreen is adding approximately 2.3 million residential and commercial customers across the U.S. and Canada. The combined revenue is expected to be more than $1.3 billion. TruGreen... read more

TruGreen donates more than $125,000 to local nonprofits

December 23, 2015By

TruGreen is donating more than $125,000 to 10 local and national charities as part of the company’s Lawn Stars program. Each quarter in 2015, TruGreen awarded local branches demonstrating exceptional growth and customer service with a $2,000 donation towards the nonprofit of their choice. “After launching Lawn Stars several years ago, it has quickly turned into one of the most... read more

TruGreen, Scotts LawnService to merge

December 10, 2015By
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The two largest companies in the lawn care segment are now one, following TruGreen and Scotts LawnService’s announcement to enter into a joint venture. Combined, the companies have approximately 2.3 million customers and more than $1.3 billion in annual revenue. The combined business will operate under the TruGreen brand and will be based in Memphis, Tenn., where TruGreen’s headquarters is located.... read more