Rollins CFO to retire, successor named


February 2, 2015


Harry Cynkus, left, and Eddie Northen

ATLANTA—Rollins Inc., parent company of Orkin Pest Control, has announced that after 17 years of service Sr. Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Harry J. Cynkus will retire in 2015.

After a lengthy and extensive search, the company has selected Eddie Northen to succeed Cynkus effective May 1, after a smooth transition has been effected.

Northen joined UPS in 1985 and brings a wealth of tax, risk management and audit experience, as well as strong international exposure to Rollins. Most recently, he was VP of International Finance & Accounting – Global Business Services for UPS. Earlier, he was CFO of UPS’ Asia Pacific Region based in Hong Kong. Northen also served as VP of finance in the company’s Pacific and West regions.

“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my years at Rollins, and I’m proud of what we have accomplished. I believe Rollins is well positioned for continued success. The timing is right for me to begin the next chapter in my life,” Cynkus says.

“We wish to express our heartfelt appreciation to Harry for his many years of outstanding service and commitment to Rollins,” says Gary W. Rollins, vice Chairman and CEO of Rollins. “Harry’s financial stewardship and profound business acumen have earned him the trust and respect of his colleagues, our Board of Directors and our shareholders. At the same time, we are excited by the skills and experience Northen brings to Rollins and the leadership he will provide.”


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