|April 8, 2010|
|(Aurora, COLO) – Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc. has appointed Lisa Smith to director of international client services. In Smith’s new and highly visible role she will be responsible for the hiring, training and the leadership of the Company’s international client relations managers. Smith will also develop relationships with Graebel globally active clients and will participate in regularly scheduled business reviews.
With Graebel for ten years, Smith has held positions with increasing authority on the international assignment management team. These positions included international move management consultant, oversight of international operations. Other contributions include operational process improvements and development of the company’s technology, globalCONNECT™.
Fluent in Japanese and French Smith has lived and worked in Japan, France and Germany. Overseas, she taught English as a second language. She holds a degree in International Relations from Stanford University; and, achieved the Certified Relocation Professional® (CRP) and Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) credentials from the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (ERC) Her office is at the Graebel World Headquarters in Denver, Colorado.
According to Jennifer Thomas, senior vice president, “Lisa’s 10-year relocation background at Graebel and her successful and extensive work with many of our globally active clients led to her appointment to director of international client services. In addition to managing our client relations managers, Lisa will be accountable for effectively comparing clients’ policies to their employees’ requested exceptions or trends, as well as to industry and economic trends. With this information Lisa will play a key role in recommending cost-efficient policy enhancements or procedures to our clients so we will continue to keep our clientele well informed so their recruitment and relocation programs will also remain competitive in their industries. “
About Graebel Companies, Inc.
Graebel is a global relocation company that provides worldwide relocation management services, domestic U.S. and international moving and storage services, freight forwarding, move management and commercial office moving and workplace services. 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 World Headquarters is located in Aurora, Colorado and on-the-ground services are performed in 153 countries. Graebel centers are found throughout the U.S., Canada, and in Prague, Czech Republic and Singapore.
Graebel is a wholly owned, privately-held company boasting a strong balance sheet, advanced business intelligence technology and processes, and employs an extensively background-checked and trained employee workforce. Clientele include respected firms in the Fortune 500 and the global 100. 2010 marks the Graebel 60th anniversary in the relocation and moving industry. To learn more visit: www.graebel.com
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