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Steve Hallam appointed NPTA’s first chief operating officer Steve Hallam appointed NPTA’s first chief operating officer
Steve Hallam has been appointed to the new role of chief operating officer (COO) for the National Pest Technician’s Association (NPTA). He took up this new full-time position with effect from 1 May 2019, marking a new chapter for the NPTA.
 
New man at the top at Pelsis New man at the top at Pelsis
Andrew Milner joined Pelsis as the company’s CEO on 4 March. This followed the sudden departure of previous CEO, Peter Mangion, a matter of days earlier.
 
Prison for director behind illegal online chemical sales Prison for director behind illegal online chemical sales
A company director has been sent to prison for 10 months for illegally selling chemicals online. The sentence clearly demonstrates that such activity is being taken seriously by the authorities although the timescales taken do seem rather long. The successful prosecution was brought by the Health & Safety Directorate (HSE) following an original complaint dating back to August 2014.
 
News from Bábolna Bio News from Bábolna Bio
The Bábolna Bio stand was full to capacity during the three days of Parasitec in Paris. It was a case of the full range of products on display, a full range of staff and a continual number of visitors to make the stand full.
 
Career opportunity - Presly Pest Control Career opportunity - Presly Pest Control
Presly Pest Control, the largest independent pest control company in the north of Scotland, is searching for a technical manager.
 
Association professional is new chief exec at BPCA Association professional is new chief exec at BPCA
The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has announced that Ian Andrew has been appointed as its new chief executive, effective 1 February 2018.
 
A fond farewell and a warm welcome at CEPA A fond farewell and a warm welcome at CEPA
At its quarterly meeting in Brussels on 13 December 2017, the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) confirmed the appointment of the consultancy, Darwin Associates, to take charge of running the CEPA secretariat in Brussels as of 1 January 2018.
 


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