Portable self-storage operator Mobile Mini Inc. has appointed Ruth Hunter as senior vice president of sales and marketing, effective Oct. 1. In this newly created role, Hunter will oversee the company's sales and marketing efforts, including its local-branch sales strategy, national accounts team and national sales center.
Before joining Mobile Mini, Hunter spent more than 20 years at GE Capital, a commercial lending and leasing business, as a senior sales and marketing leader. In her time there, she built and led teams focused on increasing growth, sales-force effectiveness and tactical marketing efforts through analytics, training and sales-management engagement.
"We are very pleased to welcome Ruth to Mobile Mini and look forward to her leadership in this key role," said Erik Olsson, president and CEO. "Mobile Mini has tremendous opportunity, and Ruth's demonstrated track record of sophisticated sales and marketing execution will help us accelerate our growth and achieve our financial performance goals. Our investment in sales and marketing resources will drive growth in existing as well as new geographic and vertical markets."
Founded in 1983, Mobile Mini is a provider of portable-storage and mobile-office solutions. The company operates more than 130 locations throughout North America.