Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL) (“Rollins” or the “Company”), a premier global consumer and commercial services company, announced today that Kenneth Krause was named Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer, effective September 1, 2022.
“We are pleased to welcome Ken Krause as our new CFO and look forward to him making a strong contribution to our leadership team,” said Jerry Gahlhoff Jr., President, and Chief Operating Officer at Rollins. “With more than two decades of leadership experience in the finance function for a large, publicly traded, global manufacturer, we are confident in Ken’s ability to bring his strategic focus, international experience, and integrity to the finance group to continue the strong performance and strategic vision of Rollins.
“Ken’s unique combination of strategic, operational, and financial expertise supports his passion for helping companies deliver long-term shareholder value,” Gahlhoff said.
Ken Krause commented, “I am honored and excited to become the new CFO at Rollins and I look forward to joining an organization with a customer focus, global perspective, and keen desire to do what’s best for all of our stakeholders. I look forward to leveraging my experience and expertise in leading the finance group and partnering with the leadership team to continue to accelerate the Company’s growth, both organically and through strategic acquisition opportunities as they arise.”
Mr. Krause has been serving as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer at MSA Safety Incorporated, a global safety equipment manufacturer with 2021 revenues of $1.4 billion since 2015. Mr. Krause started his career at MSA Safety in 2006 as Director of Internal Audit and has advanced in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility until reaching the CFO role in 2015. Prior to his experience at MSA Safety, he served as a senior manager with KPMG where he managed a variety of public company engagements. Mr. Krause is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA from the Katz School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.