Rentokil Initial


Rentokil Initial Announces Non-Exec Appointment

Rentokil Initial has appointed Sally Johnson to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 April 2023. Johnson brings substantial commercial and strategic finance experience from her extensive executive career to the post. She is the Chief Financial Officer of the FTSE 100 company, Pearson plc, which is also listed on the New York…


Former England Rugby Captain Supports Campaign for ‘Washroom Dignity’ Over Male Incontinence

Lewis Moody MBE has joined the ‘Stalls for All’ campaign which aims to break long-held taboos surrounding continence-related issues. Launched by Initial Washroom Hygiene and charity Bladder & Bowel UK, the campaign is working to deliver ‘washroom dignity’ for everyone regardless of age, gender or need, by ensuring that they have access to the washroom…


Rentokil Initial Q3 Trading Update

Rentokil Initial reports continued momentum and commits to expanding its acquisitions-led growth strategy in its latest trading update for the third quarter of 2022. 1640894


Terminix Shareholders Approve Rentokil Initial Merger

Terminix shareholders have voted in favour of the company’s long-announced merger with Rentokil Initial which was subject to requirements from European regulators at an EGM. Commenting on the outcome of the vote, Brett T. Ponton, Chief Executive Officer of Terminix, said: “We are pleased that our shareholders overwhelmingly supported the recommendation of our Board and…


Tiny Gaps in Doors Facilitating Rodent Infestation

New research by Rentokil Pest Control confirms how rodents can squeeze through even the smallest gaps and highlights the need for businesses to shore up their defences to deter these unwanted furry visitors. A flexible rib cage allows house mice to fit through a hole a quarter their heigh, or the size of an average…


Rentokil Launches Novel Solution to Tackle Increase in Rats

Rentokil Pest Control is claiming an industry first following the launch of an intelligent rodent control monitoring system for use in internal settings. The Internal Dual Autogate (IDAG) is a slimline, robust, metal bait box, providing a professional and low-profile solution for internal rodent monitoring and control. The IDAG provides access for rats and mice,…


European Divestments Pave Way for Rentokil Initial Takeover of Terminix

Terminix has entered into a definite agreement to divest its pest management businesses in the United Kingdom and Norway in response to regulatory stipulations relating to its pending acquisition by Rentokil Initial plc. The Divestment is expected to close in the next 30 to 60 days, subject to limited closing conditions. Terminix expects to record…


Terminix Delivers Strong First-Quarter 2022 Results

Terminix has reported a year-on-year revenue increase of five percent to US $496 million for the first quarter of 2022 despite a US $8 million decrease in net income over the reporting period to US $19 million, or US $0.15 per share. Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter decreased year-on-year by US $4 million to US…


The Queen’s Green Canopy

18.05.2021, 01:04 The Queen’s Green Canopy Rentokil Initial has become a founding platinum supporter of The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC), a unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022   Plant a Tree for the Jubilee His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, the QGC’s Patron, has planted a tree to launch The…


Appointment of Sarosh Mistry as Rentokil Non-Exec Director

04.03.2021, 15:35 Appointment of Sarosh Mistry as Rentokil Non-Exec Director Rentokil Initial has appointed Sarosh Mistry to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 April 2021.   Mistry, who will also become a member of the company’s Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee from this date, has extensive experience as a senior executive,…


Environmental Pest Service Acquisition

08.01.2021, 08:31 Environmental Pest Service Acquisition Rentokil Initial has acquired Environmental Pest Service (EPS), a Tampa, Florida-based commercial and residential pest control company with revenues of US $82 million (£60 million) in 2020.   EPS operates 30 branches in East Florida, West Florida, North Georgia and North Carolina under the brand names, “Arrow Environmental” and…


Supporting a Safe Return to Sport

10.08.2020, 10:09 Supporting a Safe Return to Sport Saracens Rugby Club has announced the appointment of Rentokil Initial as its Official Hygiene Partner for the restart of the 2019/20 campaign.   With Rugby’s Gallagher Premiership set to return on Saturday 15th of August, this strategic partnership, believed to be a first in UK sport, will…


Rentokil Initial Announces New CFO

06.07.2020, 08:47 Rentokil Initial Announces New CFO Rentokil Initial has promoted Stuart Ingall-Tombs, CFO of its North America region, to the position of Group CFO with effect from 14 August 2020.   Ingall-Tombs who has been with the group since 2007 also previously served as CFO Europe and Group Financial Controller and Treasurer. He will receive an annual base salary of £500,000…


Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation 2020

21.04.2020, 13:07 Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation 2020 Rentokil Initial has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation for Lumnia, its innovative range of commercial insect light traps. The first solution of its type to use LED lighting rather than traditional fluorescent tubes, Lumia is marketed as offering reductions in energy usage of…


Acquisitions Payback for Rentokil Initial

27.02.2020, 09:35 Acquisitions Payback for Rentokil Initial Rentokil Initial has posted a 9.8 per cent increase in ongoing full-year 2019 revenues and its highest organic growth for 15 years on the back of the acquisition of 41 businesses in high-growth and Emerging markets, and 16 businesses in North America. The FTSE 100 pest control and…


Keeping Ice Away with True Grit

24.01.2020, 17:43 Keeping Ice Away with True Grit Chris Pickles, operations director with Rentokil Initial environmental services subsidiary, Ambius, provides guidance for facilities managers on winter gritting. The Met Office in the United Kingdom has warned of freezing temperatures, as cold blasts of weather are predicted to hit the country from the Arctic. With these…


The Nitty-gritty of Preventing Winter Slips and Falls

10.12.2019, 14:12 The Nitty-gritty of Preventing Winter Slips and Falls Prettpal Somel, UK marketing executive with Rentokil Initial subsidiary, Ambius, says cold spells are an opportunity for businesses to review their use of gritting in safeguarding employees and visitors.   An Arctic blast is predicted for the UK over the coming weeks, with sub-zero temperatures…


UK’s Most Popular Employer

26.11.2019, 14:35 UK’s Most Popular Employer Rentokil Initial has been named Best Company to Work for in the UK in Indeed’s annual survey of major employers, after ousting Apple from the top spot the international tech giant has occupied since 2018.     The UK-based pest control and hygiene firm, which serves customers ranging from…


Rentokil Initial Acquires Florida Pest Control

01.11.2019, 11:16 Rentokil Initial Acquires Florida Pest Control Rentokil Initial has acquired Florida Pest Control in a deal that extends its presence in the South East United States where it has also acquired Oliver Exterminating, Allgood, Active, Heron, Johnson and Russell Pest Control.   Based in Gainesville, Florida Pest Control was established in 1949 and…


Rentokil Initial Announces Chairman Designate

28.02.2019, 07:57 Rentokil Initial Announces Chairman Designate Richard Solomons, the former InterContinental Hotels Group plc chief executive, will succeed current Rentokil Initial Chairman John McAdam who steps down at the company’s AGM on 8 May, subject to shareholder approval.   Solomons, who joins the company as a non-executive director with effect from 1 March, currently…

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