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Four New At-Large members from Forshaw, Syngenta, Corteva and Veseris join the PPMA Board of Directors


FAIRFAX, VA (December 5, 2022) – The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) today announced it has appointed four new members to its board of directors. Tom Forshaw IV, President of Forshaw, Inc., Nick Browne, Sentricon lead of Corteva Agriscience, Marshall Gaster, Head of Marketing for Professional Pest Management, Syngenta and Ken Bradley, chief executive officer of Veseris have joined the esteemed group as at-large members.

“We are thrilled to welcome these industry powerhouses to our board. Tom has been instrumental in promoting PPMA as a Guardian-level investor and joins our board as a 3rd generation leader,” said PPMA Chairman Bobby Jenkins. “Ken, Marshall and Nick are all committed to helping PPMA grow, promote, protect and defend our industry.”

Browne will fill the position previously held by Mark Neterer, who recently retired after many years of service to Corteva and the industry. Bradley recently took the helm at Veseris as CEO in November and brings a fresh perspective on opportunities to elevate and grow the industry; Gaster has been working in the North America pest control business since 2018 and is solidly entrenched in the industry, and Forshaw has been with Forshaw, Inc. for almost 30 years, bringing with him decades of experience in sales and marketing. These new board members all represent the supplier community, a vital part of PPMA.

“Tom, Marshall, Ken and Nick have well-earned reputations as respected leaders of renowned companies,” said Cindy Mannes, executive director of PPMA. “For 25 years, we have championed our amazing industry to the public and educated them on the value of professional pest control services, and these gentlemen will join our board to ensure our industry continues its critical work to communicate an engaging value proposition to today’s consumer.”

For more information about PPMA and how you can support the consumer and marketing education programs it develops, please visit NPMAPestWorld.org/PPMA.


   Marshall Gaster

   Ken Bradley

   Nick Browne  

   Tom Forshaw




About the Professional Pest Management Alliance

The PPMA was founded in 1997 to grow, promote and defend the pest management industry. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, PPMA has served as the voice of the industry and continues to proactively provide the public with information and education on the value of professional pest management through its media relations, public service announcement, advertising and online communications programs it conducts on behalf of the National Pest Management Association. It actively manages the consumer websites, PestWorld.org and PestWorldForKids.org, and social media channels as @PestWorld on FacebookTikTokTwitterPinterest and YouTube. For more information, please visit PPMAMainframe.org or NPMAPestWorld.org/PPMA.

About the National Pest Management Association
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with nearly 5,000 members from around the world, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry’s commitment to the protection of public health, food and property. This commitment is reflected both in the continuing education of pest management professionals and the dissemination of timely information to homeowners and businesses. For more information, please visit NPMAPestWorld.org.