Bartlett Promotes Kenneth J. Karp to Vice President

Jan. 26, 2005 – Stamford, Conn. – The F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company, one of the world’s largest tree and shrub care companies, today announced the promotion of Kenneth J. Karp to Vice President, Marketing and Public Relations.

Mr. Karp joined Bartlett five years ago and has since been working to refine and promote Bartlett’s brand image through the execution of highly targeted direct marketing, launch of a new advertising campaign, development of the company’s web site and innovative use of other corporate communications vehicles. He brings nearly 20 years of marketing and communications experience to the company.

“By promoting Kenneth to this key role, we are acknowledging the excellent work he has done to date as well as emphasizing the importance we place on effectively communicating with our customers and prospects,” said Greg Daniels, President of Bartlett Tree Experts.

Mr. Karp holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from St. John’s University in New York. Like other Bartlett employees, he is committed to advancement in tree care and, as such, is an active member of the International Society of Arboriculture. He has two children, Veronica, 10 and Matthew, 8 and resides in Danbury, Connecticut. His interests include the culinary and music arts. For the last four years, Kenneth has served as the Executive Administrator for Ars Antiqua, a baroque musical ensemble based in Chappaqua, New York.

About Bartlett Tree Experts

The F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company was founded in 1907 by Francis A. Bartlett and is the world’s leading scientific tree and shrub care company. The organization’s current chairman, Robert A. Bartlett Jr., represents the third generation of Bartlett family management. Bartlett has offices in 25 U.S. states, Canada, Ireland and Great Britain. Services include pruning, integrated pest and disease management, soil analysis and management, cabling and bracing, tree lightning protection systems and tree/stump removal. Its corporate offices are located in Stamford, Connecticut.

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