Planes President Named To Unigroup Inc. Board Of Directors

WEST CHESTER, Ohio—John Sabatalo, President of Planes Companies Relocation and Storage Solutions located in West Chester, has recently been elected to UniGroup Inc.’s Board of Directors.

UniGroup Inc., located in Fenton, Mo., is a $1.6 billion global transportation and relocation enterprise that is parent company to both United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit. Planes Companies is an agent for United Van Lines, which is part of UniGroup’s network of more than 1,300 agents across 100 countries.

Sabatalo has been an executive with Planes Companies since 1991 and President since 2003. He also currently serves on the Lexicon Relocation Board of Directors, whose corporate headquarters is located in Jacksonville, Fla.

Planes Companies is a nationally recognized leader in the relocation and transportation industry, offering comprehensive services including household, office moving, furniture installation, asset management, and logistics. Planes was founded in 1921 by the grandfather of CEO John Planes, and has locations in Cincinnati, Columbus, Indianapolis, Dayton and Chicago. More information can be found on the company's web site at