APPA Recognizes UGL Services with Diamond Business Partner Award

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APPA and UGL Services today jointly announced that UGL Services has received the APPA Diamond Partner Award for 2012.

APPA and UGL Services, a division of UGL Limited (ASX: UGL), today jointly announced that UGL Services has received the APPA Diamond Partner Award for 2012. Presented at the APPA Annual Meeting earlier this month, the award is given in recognition of a member company’s dedication to APPA’s mission and programs over the last year.

APPA is engaged in the field of educational facilities management and dedicated to the ongoing evolution of its professionals into influential leaders in education.

Commented Lander Medlin, APPA Executive Director, “APPA is built on the dedication and involvement of our members. It is companies like UGL Services that help us carry on our programs in service to educational facilities professionals. Member executives guide us with their experience and help us develop our strategic vision to lead the industry. We are grateful to the UGL Services executives who give of their time and expertise.”

UGL Services received the award in recognition of its overall participation in APPA. Company representatives have taken leadership roles on the newly-established Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Committee and also serve on the Thought Leaders Symposium Steering Committee that maps the strategic direction for APPA and its programs. UGL Services executives have also served on the APPA Annual Meeting Host Committee. UGL Services Vice President, Business Development Randy Ledbetter, a past Eagle Award recipient for individual participation, is currently a faculty member of the APPA Leadership Academy for the APPA U.

“We are honored and pleased to work with APPA on its programs,” said Mr. Ledbetter. “APPA provides valuable guidance to educational facility professionals through its membership programs. Many UGL Services managers have benefited from APPA educational and membership programs and we truly believe that our participation and leadership on APPA committees are equally beneficial.”

For further information please contact:
Donna Guadagno
Director of Marketing Communications
UGL Services
+1 617 559 4194

Media please contact:
Sandy McLaughlin
Soucy Communications Group
+1 781 898 7305

About DTZ and UGL Services
DTZ is now combined with UGL Services. UGL Services is a division of UGL Limited. The combined business of DTZ and UGL Services is now one of the largest property services companies in the world. It provides corporate/occupier clients with a global, integrated, end-to-end service offering and best-in-class investor services capabilities in investment agency, leasing agency, property and facilities management, project and building consultancy, valuation, and investment and asset management. The organization has 27,000 permanent employees and 43,000 personnel including contractors, operating across 225 offices in 45 countries. For further information, visit: and

About UGL Limited
UGL Limited (ASX: UGL) is a global leader in outsourced engineering, property services and asset management and maintenance delivering essential services that sustain and enhance the environment in which we live. UGL comprises three business units including Engineering, Operations & Maintenance and Property providing services across the power, water, rail, resources, property, infrastructure and defence sectors. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, UGL operates worldwide across 45 countries employing approximately 55,000 people. For more information, visit:

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