TAG: The Davey Tree Expert Co.

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

People on the Move: Morbark, Cat appoint new CEOs; new hires for Davey, Agri-Turf, Jensen, Ruppert

November 2, 2016By

Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman plans to retire on March 31. Before assuming the chairman and CEO role in 2010, Oberhelman joined Cat in 1975, was elected as vice president and CFO in 1995 and has led a variety of businesses across the company in his tenure. The company named Jim Umpleby, group president for energy and transportation, as the company’s new CEO. Umpleby,... read more

People on the Move: IFMA names Miller foundation chair; more from Ruppert, Takeuchi-US, Kawasaki, Spring-Green, Davey, Arborjet

July 6, 2016By

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Foundation named Kent Miller its foundation chair. Miller is the president of Caretaker Landscape & Tree Management. The 25-year-old foundation—which has an 18-person board and operates a $1 million budget—provides $150,000 in scholarships annually. It also runs an accreditation program with various colleges and works on initiatives, such as the Global Workforce Initiative, to promote facility management as a... read more