Karrie Willis Named United Language Group Chief Operating Officer
Willis has been an integral part of ULG’s team since its inception in 2016, employing entrepreneurial and management skills to assist in ULG’s growth and acquisitions
Minneapolis, MN, USA (April 5, 2018) – Karrie Willis has been named United Language Group’s (ULG’s) Chief Operating Officer after serving as the company’s Chief Financial Officer since 2016.
ULG made the announcement in early March, and Willis assumed the position immediately.
Willis has been an integral part of ULG’s team since its inception in 2016, utilizing her entrepreneurial and management skills to assist in the company’s extensive growth and acquisitions.
“Karrie is an invaluable asset to this organization and has shown her ability as a natural leader over the past two years at ULG,” said ULG President Kristen Giovanis. “I am extremely pleased to announce her new position as COO.”
Willis has vast experience in operational management, spending 12 years as the CFO and COO of Popp Communications, a Minneapolis-based internet and telecom service provider. She also has held financial and operational management positions at Summit Fire Protection, Andersen Windows and Carlson Companies.
“As we continue to excel as a global leader in the language solutions industry, I’m delighted to expand my responsibilities to the role of COO,” said Willis. “I am incredibly excited to help lead the company to its next phase of growth while ensuring operational excellence in the delivery of our solutions.”
As Willis has made the transition from CFO to COO, Senior Director of Finance and Accounting Tim Kubicek has taken over Willis’ previous responsibilities, allowing her to successfully move into her new role.
Willis was recently recognized as a 2018 (Real) Power 50 honoree by Minnesota Business Magazine. The award is given out to those with a “dynamic presence in the Twin Cities business community and non-profit sector.”
About United Language Group: United Language Group (ULG) is one of the largest Language Solutions Providers in the world, providing smart, seamless and secure language solutions that help businesses win in the global marketplace. ULG envisions a world in which language is no longer a barrier, and helps global clients turn language translation and interpreting into a competitive advantage.