News | Industry Losses


Industry Loses Former P&G CEO

Durk Jager, former CEO of Proctor & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Proctor & Gamble Professional (P&G PRO), passed away April 3, 2022. He was...read more


Industry Loses Jon-Don Founder

Dominic (Nick) Paolella, a founder of Jon-Don, passed away February 17, 2022. He was 86 years old. Paolella was born April 29,...read more


Industry Loses Sodexo Founder

Pierre Bellon, founder and chairman emeritus of Sodexo, passed away January 31, 2022. He was 92 years old. Bellon was born January...read more


Industry Loses Former Deb Canada Managing Director

William “Bill” Marks, former managing director of Deb Canada, passed away October 18, 2021. He was 74 years old. Marks was born...read more


Industry Loses Cintas Founder

Richard T. “Dick” Farmer, founder of Cintas Corp., passed away on August 4 at the age of 86. Farmer was born November...read more


Industry Loses Former Georgia-Pacific CEO

 A.D. “Pete” Correll, former CEO of Georgia-Pacific LLC, parent company of GP PRO, has passed away at the age of 80. Correll was born...read more


Canadian Cleaning Industry Icon Passes Away

Jean Larose passed away May 6, 2021 at the age of 85. Larose, a lifelong entrepreneur, founded his family’s business, Larose et...read more


Industry Loses RJ Schinner SVP

Jeffery Kampel, senior vice president of vendor relations at R.J. Schinner Co. Inc., passed away January 24, 2021. He was 71 years...read more