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October 27, 2011


(Aurora, COLO) - 12-Year moving industry veteran, Mark Walker, has been appointed vice president national projects at Graebel Movers, Inc., the U.S. moving and storage division of the Graebel Companies, Inc.  In this expanded role, Walker will report to senior vice president business development George Bates. Walker epitomizes how the Graebel organization provides career-growth opportunities to its global employee workforce. Positions held by Walker that led to his promotion include the Graebel Houston center’s household goods moving and storage surveyor, an assistant operations manager, residential (consumer) household goods salesman, the director of national account business development and most recently director of national residential sales.


As vice president national projects, Walker has become the executive sponsor for the residential sales team in the Company’s forty moving and storage centers that are located from coast to coast in the U.S.  Credited for the creation of the Graebel client development specialist and pricing desk program formed in 2010, Walker will continue to provide expertise and leadership to this program.


Annually, Graebel recognizes its employees’ achievements. Three times Walker has walked away with the President’s award that is given for top individual residential sales achievement companywide.


In addition to holding a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University, Walker is a Licensed Realtor® in the state of Texas.


About Graebel Companies, Inc.

Founded in 1950, Graebel provides worldwide relocation and move management services, domestic U.S. and international household goods moving and storage services, freight forwarding, and commercial office moving and workplace services. On-the-ground services are performed in over 150 countries for the Fortune 500 and global 100.  The World Headquarters is in Aurora, Colorado and Graebel centers are located throughout the U.S., and in Prague, the Czech Republic, and Singapore. Divisions include: Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc., Graebel Movers International, Inc., Graebel Commercial Services, Inc., Graebel Van Lines, Inc., Graebel Movers, Inc., and Move Management, Inc. The privately-held company boasts a strong balance sheet, an extensively background-checked and trained employee workforce, and business intelligence reporting and management systems that include portals and apps.  Graebel has been ranked the #1 company in the ‘HRO Today’ Baker’s Dozen relocation list for two consecutive years in 2011 and 2010. To learn more visit: