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2011-04-01 15:30:00

ATLANTA, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc., a premier North American consumer and commercial services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today share repurchases for the first quarter of 2011 totaling 256,284 shares of its $1 par value common stock at a weighted average price of $18.90 per share. In total, 2,281,962 additional shares may be purchased under previously approved programs by the Board of Directors. The program does not have an expiration date. Rollins, Inc. is a...

2011-03-21 08:03:00

ATLANTA, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- March 20 marks the first day of spring, bringing warmer temperatures and sporadic rain showers to the Southeast. Whether gardening, spring cleaning or playing outdoors, people are livelier with the change in weather, and they aren't the only ones. Termites are becoming increasingly active as well. Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin has reported a recent increase in termite calls at some Southeastern branches, including those in Florida and South...

2011-03-16 15:32:00

ATLANTA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Orkin, has established a new international franchise in Shanghai, China. This franchise is Orkin's first in China. "The commercial growth that China continues to experience both nationally and through the establishment of operations by numerous foreign companies provides us with a tremendous opportunity to...

2011-03-07 15:30:00

ATLANTA, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL) announced today that the company will participate in the 13th Annual Credit Suisse Global Services Conference, to be held Monday, March 14, 2011 at The Phoenician in Phoenix, AZ. Gary Rollins, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and President and Harry Cynkus, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will make a presentation on Monday March 14, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. MST. The presentation will...

2011-03-07 07:30:00

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanBrands, a trusted leader in mattress, box spring and pillow protection, has teamed up with national pest control leader Orkin to take bed bug protection for homeowners to the next level. CleanBrands uses CleanRest covers featuring MicronOne fabric to protect millions of homeowners and consumers from allergens, dust mites, mold spores and bed bugs while they sleep. Beginning in spring 2011 at select retailers, every consumer purchase...

2011-02-28 15:30:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, announced today the promotion of Freeman Elliott to president of Orkin's Atlantic Division. Orkin is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL). "Freeman has risen through the Orkin ranks, working in both commercial and residential sales and operations for the company," said John Wilson, president, Orkin USA. "His leadership will allow us to continue to execute our business plans and continue to...

2011-02-23 15:30:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rollins Inc. (NYSE: ROL) board of directors named John Wilson, Gene Iarocci and Bob Wanzer as officers and vice presidents. Additionally, Wanzer was promoted to chief operating officer for Rollins brands HomeTeam Pest Defense, Orkin PCO Services, Western Pest Defense, The Industrial Fumigant Company and Waltham Services LLC. These promotions take effect March 1. Rollins Inc. is an international consumer services company based in Atlanta. "John,...

2011-02-22 10:20:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today the promotion of Rob Crigler to vice president of global digital strategy and integrated marketing. Crigler manages Orkin's paid and organic search, Internet yellow pages, online media, social media and web development as well as traditional print yellow page programs. Crigler also oversees Orkin's international franchises' digital marketing and infrastructure and...

2011-02-17 15:30:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL) announced today that the company will participate in the 2011 Robert T. Baird Business Solutions Conference, to be held February 23-24, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. Harry Cynkus, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer will make a presentation on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. EST. The presentation will provide a corporate overview, highlight the services Rollins...

2011-02-16 11:33:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin recently added James Warneke as its Southeast Division technical services manager. Warneke will work directly with Orkin's Southeast division branches to provide professional technical expertise and training on customer service and pest treatment approaches. In addition to assisting branches with specific pest issues, Warneke also will oversee technical training and development initiatives. Warneke has worked...


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