We are pleased to announce the merger of Universal Group with Ansan Group. The combined business will be led by Mike Menzies as CEO, Scott Karsen as CFO, and Kobie Brandt as COO. All other executive and senior management teams will remain the same.
The merger is a sign of strength for both our employees and clients. Together we are much stronger to take on these challenges and position the combined company for continued success when the current health crisis ends and business returns to normal levels.
As the companies unite, our priority is to ensure we continue to meet customer requests without interruption and keep our personnel as active as possible.
As a merged business workforce, we can offer our clients the following benefits:
1 - Increased resources which allow for better client response and fulfillment;
2 - Improved health and safety focus, including reporting for clients;
3 - Enhanced dispatch efficiencies, including response times;
4 - Increased equipment and rentals inventory for all traffic control and equipment needs;
5 - Dedicated internal traffic control plans and risk assessment department for added value and “add-on” options.
6 - Authorized Ver-Mac Dealer with an extensive inventory of traffic equipment for rental and purchase.
Together we are now able to offer our employees:
1 - Increased infrastructure support through Human Resources, Health and Safety and Operations departments;
2 - Dedicated support line for all employee questions, concerns or comments at 1-844-UG-CARES;
3 - Increased training and development opportunities;
4 - Better regional connectivity;
5 - Stable employment; and,
6 - Career advancement opportunities.
As we move into the future together, we continue to live, work, and serve our community guided by our purpose and core values; we are passionate in our commitment, authentic in our communication, and driven towards providing both you and our clients with peace of mind.
We want to take this opportunity to thank all our valuable clients, many of which have been with these companies for many years. We very much appreciate your support, and our relationship. We genuinely see this merger as an opportunity to better serve you and benefit our employees. As such, you have our personal assurance that we will continue to communicate any additional news and developments.
We remain enthusiastic and optimistic about the long-term growth of the combined companies. Together we are stronger and more stable to take on current challenges and to position ourselves for better days ahead.
In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact your direct operational support person to answer any questions, or provide further support, in any way.
Thank you again for your continued support and commitment as we strive to better serve our community, our employees and YOU! We look forward to continuing our partnership with each of you.
Michael T. Menzies, CEO
Scott Karsen, CFO
Kobie Brandt, COO