Flick Anticimex grows its market share in Victoria through the acquisition of Guardian Pest Control (Guardian), West Pest Pest Control (“West Pest”) and Action Pest Control (Action)

Flick Anticimex continues its acquisition initiative in Victoria The acquisition of Guardian, West Pest and Action strengthens the commercial and residential operations in metro Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula and regional city of Warrnambool.

Graham Pittock, Owner of Guardian Pest Control commented:

We are excited for the opportunity to join Flick Anticimex as it represents great opportunities for us and our team. We would like to thank our past and present team, as we wouldn’t have built our business to where it is today without them. We look forward to offering our customers the same level of service and passion from our team, along with more efficient and sustainable digital pest control solutions. I am very proud of the success that our family-owned business has achieved and look forward to the exciting opportunities ahead.

Paul Simpson, Owner of West Pest commented:

Joining Flick Anticimex offers our staff and customers access to emerging technology within the pest control industry. We are confident that our customers will continue to receive the same quality service with access to the latest in pest control technology. After building our business from the ground up we are thrilled to be taking the next step by joining Australia’s leading pest control company.

Jaime Ackland, Owner of Action commented:

Today marks a milestone for our company as we join Australia’s number one pest control company.  Flick’s extensive and industry leading range of services will add increased value to our customers. We look forward to further developing our relationship with our customers and continuing to deliver high-quality and efficient service backed by leading industry technology.

Shaun Coe, Regional General Manager – South Region, Flick Anticimex commented:

I am very happy and enthusiastic about three very diverse but great businesses joining the Flick family today. We are all looking forward to working together with the Guardian, West Pest and Action team’s, as their culture of excellence toward employees and clients aligns naturally with the way we do things at Flick. Combining our decades of experience with the latest technological innovations will result in an even better customer service experience.

For more information, please contact:

Graham Pittock, Owner, Guardian Pest Control

Phone +61 408 332 197, Email graham@guardianpestcontrol.com.au

Paul Simpson, Owner, West Pest Pest Control

Phone +61 438 140 180, Email info@westpestpestcontrol.com.au

Jaime Ackland, Owner, Action Pest Control

Phone +61 417 217 726, Email info@actionpestcontrol.com.au

Shaun Coe, Regional General Manager – South Region, Flick Anticimex
Phone +61 429 367 250, Email shaun.coe@flick.com.au

About Flick Anticimex
Flick is a strong established brand within the pest control industry in the Australian marketplace. Commencing operations in 1918 and we now have over 1,250 professional staff and service over 300,000 customer sites annually. We protect over 55,000 commercial sites and 200,000 residential customers from pests every year. We also keep our commercial customer’s premises hygienically clean by servicing over 54,000 washrooms sites. Flick Anticimex is regarded as Australia’s No. 1 Leading Pest Control and Hygiene company and one of New Zealand’s Leading Pest Control companies.

Anticimex Group is the modern pest control company. Through prevention, new technology and sustainable solutions, we meet the new demands for healthy environments, for both individuals and businesses. Anticimex employs around 7,400 people, serving more than 3 million customers in 20 markets worldwide. Total revenue in 2020 amounted to approximately AUD 1.5 billion.
Read more at flick.com.au & anticimex.com

View the official media release here.

Date: 1st July 2022

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