FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced the appointment of Bob Rosenberg to the position of executive vice president, effective immediately. Rosenberg had been named as the organization’s acting leader in October following the resignation of Rob Lederer who served at the helm of the association for 17 years. (see related article). The announcement comes following a unanimous vote of NPMA’s Board of Directors earlier today.
NPMA President Laura Simpson, highlighting Rosenberg’s career and several decades of experience with the association, said, “We are thrilled that Bob has agreed to serve as our executive vice president in the years ahead. His experience, knowledge, and leadership will ensure NPMA is best poised to meet the needs of the industry as the association begins its 80th year of service. We look forward to embarking on a new era of a transparent, member-focused organization that consistently responds to the needs of 21st century pest management professionals.”
Rosenberg shared his enthusiasm for the new position. “I look forward to working with the board and the rest of the staff in renewed and expanded efforts to educate, protect, and grow the pest management industry,” he said. He thanked the board for offering him “the privilege of working with industry professionals in a more strategic and visionary capacity.”
Rosenberg’s career with the National Pest Management Association has focused on advocating for the professional pest management industry’s interests with federal, state and local government. Rosenberg has served on numerous federal, state and industry boards and committees.