TAG: The Davey Tree Expert Co.

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

Davey acquires Memphis-based company

May 5, 2016By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. acquired the assets of Jones Bros. Tree & Landscape, a residential tree care company near Memphis, Tenn. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “This new chapter of Jones Bros. will help us deliver even better tree care to those in the greater Memphis area,” said Bob Jurgens, owner and president of Jones Bros. since... read more

People on the Move: NALP-PAC names board; MFTA appoints vp; and more from LebanonTurf, Davey Tree, NALP Foundation

April 20, 2016By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals Political Action Committee (NALP-PAC) named its board of directors. Those named to the board will serve as ambassadors for the PAC and help to better educate industry professionals about the importance of effective advocacy and the role that a PAC serves, according to NALP. The board includes: Chair—Jim Cali of McFarlin Stanford; Vice chair—Jeff Fedorchak of TruGreen;... read more

Davey signs partnership with US Forest Service

October 2, 2015By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. and the U.S. Forest Service signed a research, service and education partnership. The agreement will coordinate research on forest assessment, expand delivery of tree science, further youth education and strengthen connections between communities and their trees, according to Davey. Pat Covey, Davey COO and president of U.S. operations, and USFS Chief Thomas Tidwell signed a... read more

People on the Move: Brown, Bowe, Misch, Cantrell

September 15, 2015By

The Andersons’ board of directors appointed Pat Bowe to President and CEO, effective Nov. 2. Bowe will succeed Mike Anderson, who will remain the Maumee, Ohio-based company’s chairman of the board. Bowe, who most recently served as corporate vice president of Cargill, will also assume a role on the company’s board of directors. According to The Andersons, Bowe has experience leading large organizations... read more