Scherzinger Pest Control named Kurt Scherzinger, ACE, president upon the March 1 retirement of Hank Althaus, who served five years in the role.
Scherzinger previously held the position of vice president of operations. He is president of the Ohio Pest Management Association (OPMA), the fifth member from Scherzinger Pest Control to hold the position. He and his brother Eric, vice president of sales and marketing, write Pest Management Professional‘s Scherzinger Face Off column.
Althaus had been with the Cincinnati, Ohio-based company 43 years. He was instrumental in helping Scherzinger Pest Control become the 67th largest pest control company in the country. In addition, he helped the fourth generation of Scherzingers transition through the company to their current roles, leaving the company’s next generation in a great position and ready to lead, the company says.
Scherzinger Pest Control is a full-service family-owned termite and general pest control company. Bernie “B.C.” Scherzinger founded the company in 1934. Later, son and PMP Hall of Famer Ed Scherzinger (Class of 2011) and then grandson Steve Scherzinger served as president.
The company is equipped to meet the need for increased specialization in the handling of a variety of pest management issues and provides its customers with service and materials that reflect the latest advances in pest management technology. Scherzinger Pest Control services customers in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus and all areas in-between, as well as northern Kentucky.