(Seattle, WA) – Bill Burlison has been appointed vice president of operations for the Northwestern region of the Graebel moving and storage division. Effective immediately, Burlison, a twenty-year Graebel veteran, will be responsible for operational excellence at six of the Company’s moving and storage centers that are located in the states of Washington, Oregon, California, and Colorado. His responsibilities will cover the strategic development and successful implementation of these six Graebel centers’ household goods driver and equipment capacity, optimization of each center’s financial performance and the continued delivery of highest quality services that have contributed to Graebel being named the number one ranked relocation company for two consecutive years in 2010 and 2011.
According to David Cox, regional vice president of Graebel Movers, Inc., and general manager at the moving and storage center in the Seattle-area market, “Bill has held about every position at Graebel, and his leadership has produced new business growth and has expanded opportunities among our largest clients in the Northwestern region. Bill’s most important new responsibility will be to identify then mentor our future leaders. Our success to attract and provide top talent with career paths at Graebel will be a direct reflection of Bill’s tireless efforts and his exceptional experience and leadership in our industry. I cannot imagine any one better suited to take on this critical operational role today!“
About Graebel Companies, Inc.
Founded in 1950, Graebel is a relocation and moving company that provides worldwide relocation and move management services, domestic U.S. and international moving and storage services, freight forwarding, 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 in Aurora, Colorado and on-the-ground services are performed in 153 countries, and its centers are located throughout the U.S., and in Prague, the Czech Republic, and Singapore. Graebel is a privately-held company that boasts a strong balance sheet, proprietary technology for business intelligence reporting and employs an extensively background-checked and trained employee workforce. Clientele include respected firms in the Fortune 500 and the global 100. For two consecutive years, 2010 and 2011 Graebel has been ranked the number one relocation company in the ‘HRO Today’ Baker’s Dozen. Among its multiple industry-first innovations is the launch of the moving industry’s first relocation and move managements apps. To learn more visit: www.graebel.com
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