RIVERWOODS, IL (PRWEB) March 7, 2006
Step aside New York and Chicago, Initial Tropical Plants, http://www.initialplants.com, the largest provider of interior landscaping, design installation and maintenance services to businesses in North America, awards the Los Angeles office as 2005 Branch of the Year. This annual award is given to the geographic market that leads the company in organic growth and profit performance. Led by Todd Ferguson, the Los Angeles branch services the Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Esteemed area clients include the South Coast Plaza in Orange County, which is one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious shopping destinations, the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa, and the world-renowned Two Rodeo destination shopping site in Beverly Hills.
Initial Tropical Plants, which posted one of its best North American performances ever in 2005, believes their overall business has been boosted by the strengthened economy and their comprehensive focus on customer pampering.
“While 2005 was a banner year overall, our Los Angeles operation leads North America in their ability to continually go above and beyond the call of duty for each and every client every day,” said Jeff Mariola, president of Initial Tropical Plants, based in the company’s Riverwoods, Illinois headquarters.
“We are honored to receive the ‘Branch of the Year’ award,” said Todd Ferguson, Vice President, Initial Tropical Plants, based in Costa Mesa, California. “Our growth and profit is a result of how our clients feel about our hard-working front line coworkers who are providing excellent service every day for each customer.” The customer-service focus reflects a systemized commitment from the organization overall. “Our institutionalized customer-focused systems ensure that our clients have healthy plants and that unhealthy plants are replaced immediately,” adds Ferguson. “All client calls are tracked and responded to within 24 hours.”
Ferguson will be receiving the award on behalf of his team at the company’s “President Club” weekend held from March 9th to 12th in San Francisco’s Palace Hotel. Ferguson will be joined by Bill Meade who will be recognized for a “President’s Club” performance for his first year in sales, and Christopher Karl who was the top concierge providing outstanding customer service to leading clients in the Orange County area.
About Initial Tropical Plants:
Initial Tropical Plants, Inc. is the largest provider of interior landscaping, design installation and maintenance services in North America. They have earned this leadership position by providing innovative year-round plant programs to businesses that improve the quality of life in the workplace while presenting an aesthetically pleasing business environment. Initial Tropical Plants is a subsidiary of Rentokil Initial plc, a publicly traded international business-to-business service organization based in the UK. For more information, visit Initial Tropical Plants website at: http://www.initialplants.com
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