National Van Lines CEO Maureen Beal announced the selection of Tim Helenthal to serve as president and COO for the Broadview, Illinois-based relocation company.

Effective Feb. 1, Helenthal will begin an 8-year path to become Maureens successor, eventually taking over in 2020 as chairman and CEO of National Holding Co. parent to both National Van Lines and National Forwarding Company.

Helenthal's career in the moving industry began in 1994 as a manager of the Total Quality Assurance Program for National Forwarding. In 2000, he was named vice president of agency services.

He currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee for the Government Traffic Committee for the American Moving & Storage Association, was elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the International Association of Movers and is chairman of the National Defense Transportation Associations Household Goods Sub-Committee.