Technical Expert David Shalem

Professional Pest Control Management


  • Certified "MASTER TRAINER" in Urban Integrated Pest Management, NIPHM ( National Institute of Plant Health Management ) Rajendranagar. Hyderabad.
  • External faculty and Resource person for Various Instituitions: NIPHM (National Institute of Pant Health Management), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. IPCA ( Indian Pest Control Association) etc
  • 1986 to 1997
  • A Masters in Entomology, have been associated with the Pest Management and Control segment for more than 2 decades
  • Spearheaded several national projects, in the role of Regional Manager for Andhra Pradesh, in the 10 years association with Mysodet Pvt. Ltd.
  • Liasoning with government agencies for various projects for various start-up projects and providing end-to-end turnkey solutions
  • Also undertaken independent projects for organisations like Ispat 1997 to 2008
  • Founded and led Diligence Pest Control Pvt. Ltd as Chief Executive Officer, for more than 10 years
  • Established Diligence as a strong pest control service company with several MNC, reputed private companies, institutions and government organisations as clients on an AMC basis
  • 2008 to 2010
  • Was part of the management team of Rentokil India Pvt. Ltd, on acquisition of contracts of Diligence by Rentokil.
  • Successfully helped Rentokil in integrating Diligence into an MNC culture, work style, and technological adaption. Implement Processes and procedures
  • Critical member of the start-up Rentokil India team in rolling out the MNC company in India.
  • Holistic experience in managing organization, providing leadership to various functional roles, including Finance, HR, Marketing, IT and Technical
  • Established operations and sales infrastructure for the company.

Industry Association

  • Joint Secretary of IPCA (Indian Pest Control Association).
  • Organised national convention for IPCA, training programs for technicians and also responsible for maintaining IPCA South Zone office in Hyderabad
  • Honoured by Governor of Goa, His Excellency Shri S.C.Jamir August 2007
    Honoured by Governor of Andhra Pradesh, His Excellency Shri Rameshwar Thakur September 2006


  • B.Sc from Nagarjuna University
  • M.Sc in Entomology from Bhopal University
  • Master trainer in Urban Integrated Pest Management –certfied by NIPHM ( National Institute of Plant Health Management ) Rajendranagar, Hyderabad.
  • Professional Courses Attended
  • Technology of Disinfestation and Pest Control – CFTRI, Mysore
  • Pesticide Management Training to Dealers – Dept. of Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh
  • Expertise approval for supervise in the use of Aluminium Phosphide and Methyl bromide – The Plant Protection Advisor to the Ministry of Agriculture
  • Social Obligation
  • President of the Christian missionary “Sounds of Promise International” working towards upliftment and support for the underprivileged section of the society