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Clockwork Hires Franchise President and Senior Director of Marketing

08/23/12

Clockwork Home Services, one of North America’s largest home services company, has announced that Mark Baker has been hired as Franchise President and David Kozak as Senior Director of Marketing, effective immediately.

Mark Baker joins Clockwork with 16 years of successful experience at the RE/MAX® real estate franchise where he helped that business to become one of the fastest growing, most recognizable real estate brands in the world. As Vice President at RE/MAX, Baker was responsible for the growth and operations of hundreds of franchised units.

At Clockwork, Baker and his team will be responsible for expanding the Clockwork franchise footprints for One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating®, Benjamin Franklin® and Mister Sparky® across North America.

David Kozak has spent over 20 years helping to build some of the largest franchise brands today. Coming out of Dunkin Brands as Director of Field Marketing, Kozak was integral in supporting system growth and revenues approaching $1 billion annual while he personally assisted franchise owners to build Dunkin Donuts® into one of the most recognizable and growing brands and franchise systems n the U.S.
Kozak also brings experience as Director of Marketing for both the Midwest and Western US regions of Burger King®. Kozak and his team supported over 1700 franchisees and posted close to $2 billion in systems sales. Kozak was also an owner and operator of one of the first Papa Murphy’s Pizza locations in the Chicagoland area.

“Mark and David are great additions to the Clockwork Home Services team.” said Scott Boose, President of Clockwork Home Services.” Both are incredibly talented with a proven track record of results. Clockwork has grown substantially in the past couple of years and Mark brings the experience needed to help our Brands continue their growth. David brings the perspective of an owner operator of a franchise and the experience of marketing and building two of the largest brands in the United States to our great Brands.”

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About Clockwork Home Services

Clockwork Home Services is one of the largest home services providers in North America, working across 46 states to look after the air conditioning, plumbing and electrics for over 3 million homes, through its 3 largest customer focus brands of One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky. Sarasota, Florida based, Clockwork Home Services is also dedicated to sharing best practice and expertise in the home services industry, working to advise other businesses through a network of affinity partners & members including, Buymax, Plumbers' Success International, Electricians' Success International, Roofers' Success International, Airtime 500, Success Academy, Airtime Canada and Successware. Clockwork Home Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Direct Energy and Centrica plc. For more information, visit www.clockworkhomeservices.com.

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Contact:

Camille Harris
Direct Energy Business
1001 Liberty Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Tel: 412-667-5207
Fax: 412-667-6109
Camille.Harris@DirectEnergy.com

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