Bradley Ling Named President of U-Haul Company of Utah
SALT LAKE CITY – (Aug. 2, 2012) Executive Vice President (EVP) Bob Willson and District 3 Area District Vice President (ADVP) Yvette DaLuz jointly announced today that Bradley Ling has been promoted to marketing company president (MCP) of UHC of Utah.
Ling began his U-Haul career in April 1989 as a center general manager trainee at U-Haul Moving and Storage of Twin Falls, before being promoted to general manager (GM) several months later. Ling also held the GM position at U-Haul Moving and Storage of Pocatello, U-Haul Moving and Storage at Grand Avenue and U-Haul Moving and Storage at Chinden Blvd. before being promoted to senior staff at U-Haul Company of Idaho. Ling also has held the position of area field manager (AFM) for U-Haul Company of Idaho and president of U-Haul Company of Northern Colorado. Most recently, Ling was a senior AFM for U-Haul Company of Idaho. Today, Ling will oversee all operations of UHC of Utah, including truck, trailer and storage rentals. His wealth of U-Haul knowledge and experience certainly will drive his team to new levels of success.
“Leadership is a quality that first must be demonstrated, and can then be expanded upon in larger assignments within the U-Haul System,” affirmed ADVP DaLuz. “Over the years, Bradley has proven himself to be a quality leader for U-Haul who constantly leads by example. He is a great asset to this company, and I am looking forward to working with him.”
In assuming his new role as president, Ling is most excited about the opportunity to work with such a great group of people. He is looking forward to working side by side with his team members in order to achieve the goals he has set. Ling acknowledges that his team wants to be the best, and he wants to make certain that U-Haul Company of Utah has all the proper programs in place, and that he can provide all the tools needed for his team to succeed.
One of Ling’s goals as president is to increase U-Haul presence in Utah. He wants to work with his team to increase the size of U-Haul Company of Utah’s dealer organization. Ling also plans to increase storage occupancy and notes that he and his team have a great opportunity to add storage customers with a remarkable new storage center that he plans to promote throughout the community as "The Best and Only Location to Get Your Storage.”
“Over the years I have acquired quite a bit of U-Haul knowledge and experience, and have been given many opportunities to succeed,” Ling explained. “I am excited to work closely with my team in every area of U-Haul Company of Utah, and I am looking forward to the challenge of leading my team to new levels of success.”
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