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Company Overview of The Davey Tree Expert Company

Company Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides arboriculture, horticulture, environmental, and consulting services in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Residential and Commercial, and Utility. The Residential and Commercial segment is involved in the treatment, preservation, maintenance, removal, and planting of trees, shrubs, and other plant life. The segment’s services also include landscaping, grounds maintenance, tree surgery, tree feeding, and tree spraying services, as well as the application of fertilizers, herbicides, and insecticides; and natural resource management and consulting, forestry research and development, and environmental...

1500 North Mantua Street

PO Box 5193

Kent, OH 44240

United States

Founded in 1880

7,600 Employees

Phone:

330-673-9511

Key Executives for The Davey Tree Expert Company

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member of Corporate Governance Committee
Age: 65
President, Chief Operating Officer, Director and Member of Corporate Governance Committee
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Secretary
Age: 54
Executive Vice President of US Utility Operations
Age: 64
Executive Vice President of US Residential Operations
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Davey Tree Expert Company Key Developments

The Davey Tree Expert Company, Annual General Meeting, May 17, 2016

The Davey Tree Expert Company, Annual General Meeting, May 17, 2016, at 17:00 US Eastern Standard Time. Location: The Davey Tree Expert, Davey Institute building 1500 North Mantua Street Kent Ohio United States Agenda: To elect as directors the nominees named in this proxy statement and recommended by the board of directors to the class whose terms expire in 2019; and to hear reports and to transact any other business that may properly come before the meeting.

The Davey Tree Expert Company Appoints Patrick M. Covey as President and Chief Operating Officer

On March 4, 2016, the Board of Directors of The Davey Tree Expert Company appointed Patrick M. Covey, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Covey previously was President of U.S. Operations and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Operations, since February 2012. He was elected as a Director in May 2014. Mr. Covey succeeds Mr. Karl J. Warnke as President with Mr. Warnke continuing as the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Covey will continue to report to Mr. Warnke in his position as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. The appointment signifies an expansion of responsibilities. In his new role, Mr. Covey will be responsible for all Davey Tree operations throughout North America and the support functions of safety, equipment, employee development, sales and marketing, and the Davey Institute. Mr. Covey was appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Operations, effective April 14, 2014 and served as Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Operations, since February 2012. Prior to that time, Mr. Covey served as Executive Vice President, having been appointed in January 2007, Vice President and General Manager of the Davey Resource Group, having been appointed in March 2005 and was Vice President, Southern Operations, Utility Services, having been appointed in January 2003. Previously, having joined Davey Tree in August 1991, Mr. Covey held various managerial positions, including Manager of Systems and Process Management and Administrative Manager, Utility Services.

The Davey Tree Expert Company Appoints Donald C. Brown as Board of Director

On March 4, 2016, the Board of Directors of The Davey Tree Expert Company appointed Donald C. Brown to fill a vacancy on the Board. Mr. Brown is executive vice president for finance and administration and chief financial officer for FedEx Freight. He joined FedEx Corp. in 1998 as staff vice president-controller.

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