|June 7, 2011|
|(Aurora, COLO) – Today, the Graebel Companies, Inc. chief executive officer, Bill Graebel SGMS, has named Myrla J. Lance GMS, the global organization’s first senior vice president and managing director for its Asia-Pacific region. As the Graebel senior executive leader in the APAC region, Lance will be accountable for the performance of all Graebel brands that include full-service relocation and move management and removals services and the Company’s commercial workplace services. Graebel provides and manages these services for the Fortune 500 and global 100.
With Graebel since 2008, Lance has twenty-five years experience in relocation operations and is a respected leader in the industry. Prior to this appointment, Lance was senior vice president of global operations. In his worldwide announcement Graebel stated, “With our continued double-digit growth it is imperative that Graebel place a senior executive in this region and Myrla Lance is the ideal person for this role. She has successfully opened and managed our EMEA and APAC centers. Within months after these openings in 2008 and 2009 respectively, we tasked Myrla to source larger facilities and to relocate both centers without any business interruption. Time and time again, Myrla has proven to be an exceptional leader and has built cohesive, motivated teams and has developed many others at an exceptional rate worldwide.”
Previously, Lance was with SIRVA and its division, Allied International, Inc. for more than two decades. She led that organization’s freight forwarding program and was instrumental in the creation of their first Euro-directed business center. There, Lance also implemented their account facing global IT system and automated customer satisfaction survey process.
Lance will relocate from the United States; and, her office will be at the Graebel APAC Center Pte Ltd. that is located in the Singapore stock exchange building at 4 Shenton Way.
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 IT systems that include apps. For two consecutive years in 2011 and 2010,Graebel has been ranked the #1 relocation company in the ‘HRO Today’ Baker’s Dozen. To learn more visit: www.graebel.com
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