Michael Mordell has been appointed to the position of vice president of international operations at Universal Forest Products Inc. (UFPI). The company’s headquarters is located in Grand Rapids, Mich., however, Mordell will lead the company’s new international division, UFP Global Holdings Ltd., based in the United Kingdom. In his new role, Mordell will be responsible for sales, production and distribution. His main objective is growing the sales and profitability of UFPI on an international level. UFPI offers industrial packaging solutions for construction companies. They are a leading supplier of cut and grooved lumber and offer industrial-shipping solutions designed for large-scale construction projects.