Rentokil Initial announced the appointment of Brad Paulsen ’98 as CEO of its North America Region. Paulsen will be a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team and report to Andy Ransom, CEO.
Paulsen previously served as CEO for Rexel USA, a distributor of electrical parts, services and solutions with more than 450 US branches and $7 billion in annual sales. He joined Rexel USA from HD Supply, where he served as the chief operating officer for one of the United States’ largest MRO (maintenance, repair, and operating products’) distributors. Prior to his time at HD Supply, he spent more than nine years at The Home Depot serving in various merchandising leadership roles.
“I’m excited to be joining this world class company and very much looking forward to working with John Myers (US Pest Control CEO) and the team to deliver the integration, building on the strong foundations that have already been laid, and using our strengths of brilliant people, brands, innovations and technologies to drive profitable growth and provide an even better service for customers. I can’t wait to get started,” said Paulsen.