IFS announced the appointment of field service industry veteran Marne Martin as president of IFS’s Service Management business unit and CEO of WorkWave. The IFS Service Management business unit established under Martin will encompass the global IFS service management organization as well as WorkWave, acquired by IFS in September 2017, and have dedicated engineering, sales and marketing resources to address the unique needs of service management customers globally. Martin’s experience leading high-growth and expansion phases in both publicly and privately held companies will provide the leadership required to propel both brands into their next stages of growth and market expansion, the company says.
Jeff Kilian, a quality control specialist and mentor for service technicians at Boston, Mass.-based Ultra Safe Pest Management, was awarded the New England Pest Management Association’s Professional of The Year. Kilian was chosen for his outstanding performance and his volunteer efforts with community outreach programs, including NPMA Cares and the Long Wharf Rodent Project.
The Pest Management Division of Liphatech announced Matthew Elderbrook as the firm’s new Midwest district sales manager. He is responsible for representing Liphatech’s full line of rodent control products and Aegis bait stations in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.