TAG: The Davey Tree Expert Co.

People on the Move: Davey names new district manager; Hunter’s industry relations manager announces retirement; Ruppert promotes 3

April 10, 2019By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted Eric Countryman to district manager of the east Pittsburgh residential/commercial (R/C) office. “Eric has a strong resume and a history with many great operations and managers that will serve him well in his new role,” said Jeff Crites, operations manager, Great Lakes east R/C region. “I’m confident that he will continue to serve Davey... read more

Davey Tree Co. establishes educational endowment for TREE Fund

August 6, 2018By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. pledged a $250,000 educational endowment fund through TREE Fund. “As the Davey Company continues to evolve and grow, it’s increasingly important that we invest in research that will advance not only our company, but the industry that we are so proud to be part of,” said Pat Covey, president and CEO of Davey Tree. “With... read more

People on the Move: Davey names new ops manager; Ruppert creates software development team; more from Arborjet, Bayer CropScience

July 5, 2017By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. promoted John Tokarczyk to operations manager for Davey’s DTE Energy accounts in Michigan and NIPSCO accounts in Indiana. Tokarczyk has more than 20 years of experience in utility vegetation management. His career with Davey started as a journeyman in utility services. He held numerous positions before being promoted to general foreman in 2010. He was promoted to... read more

People on the Move: Davey CEO to retire; more from TOCA, Project EverGreen, TPI, NJLCA, United Turf Alliance, SipcamRotam

May 10, 2017By

Karl Warnke, chairman and CEO of The Davey Tree Expert Co., plans to retire as CEO on July 21 after 37 years of service with the company. Patrick Covey, current president and COO, will assume the CEO role upon Warnke’s retirement. Warnke will continue serving the company as chairman. Under Warnke’s leadership, the company’s annual revenue grew from $308 million in 1999 to a forecasted... read more

Davey acquires Arborel in Pittsburgh

April 7, 2017By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. acquired the assets of Arborel Tree Service, which provides tree and plant health care services, lawn fertilization and pest management to a residential clientele in the greater Pittsburgh area. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Myself and my employees are excited to join the Davey team,” said Robert Kruljac, who founded Arborel in 2001. “We look... read more

People on the Move: JCB appoints president, CEO; Hohl named ASIC Fellow; TPI awards members; new hires and promotions at Aspire, Spider, Gachina, Davey

April 5, 2017By

JCB appointed Richard Fox-Marrs as president and CEO of JCB. Additionally, he is responsible for production at JCB North America’s Savannah headquarters. Fox-Marrs is a 26-year veteran of JCB. Previously, he served as JCB North America’s president of agriculture. He also held positions such as managing director of the Loadall telescopic handler business unit and managing director of JCB’s global agricultural division. Fox-Marrs also serves... read more