Chris Giannopulos, owner of Pest Management Supply, died on May 29 at the age of 79 after a long illness.
Mr. G, as he was affectionately known, died peacefully at home in Chicago, Ill., according to the news release.
Giannopulos was born Jan. 7, 1944, and was raised in the surrounding Chicago metro area. He started National Exterminating Supply on July 1, 1984. The name was changed in the 1990s to Pest Management Supply. There are branches in both Chicago and Kansas City, Mo.
Pest Management Supply is an independent distributor of pest management products and is “dedicated to providing the highest level of service and product support in the Pest Management industry,” according to the company’s website.
Giannopulos was a long-time member and supporter of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), United Producers Formulators and Distributors Association (UPFDA) and various state pest control associations.
The staff of PMP sends its condolences to Giannopulos’ family, friends and colleagues.