Peachtree City resident, Rollins chief to be on TV series

by Staff Reports

Peachtree City resident John Wilson, the president and chief operating officer of Rollins Inc, will be featured on CBS’s “Undercover Boss” Friday, May 3.

Rollins, Inc. is a premier North American consumer and commercial services company. The show aird Friday, May 3 from 8 to 9 p.m. Now in its fourth season, the show follows high level corporate executives as they go undercover to work anonymously with their company’s frontline employees and gives them the chance to learn more about their company firsthand.

“It was a lot of work and not a lot of sleep as an Orkin Man,” said Wilson. “But it was great getting out into the field to work alongside some top-notch employees on Undercover Boss. I could not be more proud to work for Orkin and lead such a fine group of people.”

Wilson climbed the ranks within the company as a sales inspector, branch manager, region manager, division vice president, division president and president of Orkin before landing in his current role. But, it has been several years since he has had the opportunity to immerse himself in field work, interact with customers and observe employees’ behaviors.

“It is easy to be at company headquarters in Atlanta and say what needs to be done in the field,” said Wilson. “But until I went out there to see firsthand what was working, what wasn’t and how our employees were dealing with their customers, I could not say for sure if what we were doing and implementing for the field was really working.”



More Local

Religion Calendar

Revival • Old Fashioned Tent Revival, 356 Main St., Whitesburg, Monday-Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m. Different ministers each night. Singers &nda ... Read More


Mom and daughter get first look at Hall of Fame

Kim Coggin of Newnan recently wrote a 250-word essay on her passion for college football and submitted it for a contest. She wrote the essay ... Read More


Suspected gang affiliation

Four men arrested after shots fired

Four men believed to be members of a local gang were arrested by Newnan Police officers following a shooting late Wednesday. There was nobod ... Read More


EC, Northgate among nation’s challenging schools

Two Coweta County high schools, East Coweta and Northgate, were recognized as two of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools,&r ... Read More


Main Street Newnan Road Race

Are you ready for Sunrise on the Square?

Dust off those running shoes. Main Street Newnan is continuing its Labor Day weekend traditions with the annual Mike Fitzpatrick Ford Sunris ... Read More

Canongate Elementary welcomes new principal

By Celia Shortt celia@newnan.com Betty Robinson was recently named Canongate Elementary School’s new principal. “It has been suc ... Read More