(Aurora, CO) – Graebel Companies, Inc. presented its top sales professionals and service centers with the President and Chairman awards at its annual leadership conference held at the Graebel Worldwide Headquarters in Aurora, Colo. This year’s conference brought together Graebel general managers and national account business and client development teams from across the nation.
George Bates, vice president regional sales leader of Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, was honored with the President’s move management leadership award for outpacing all other business development professionals acquiring new national accounts in 2009.
Ben Ivory, general manager of the Graebel Chicago center and regional vice president received the President’s award for individual Commercial Workplace Services Sales Achievement. Under Ivory’s leadership the Chicago center was recognized for its consumer residential sales growth year over year.
President awards for individual Sales Leadership were also awarded to Jared Lemcke for outstanding residential sales performance; and to Keith Bloom for international household goods sales leadership.
The Graebel Houston center took home two President award for International Household Goods Sales and Warehousing Achievements. The Graebel Denver flagship center accepted the annual Commercial Workplace Services Sales Leadership award. And, among the Company’s 41 U.S. centers, the Mid-Atlantic office in the Washington, D.C. area earned the President’s award for Profit Improvement.
During the award ceremony, two individuals were feted with the Chairman award for their outstanding achievement in 2009. Shannon Barnes was honored for her outstanding sales leadership during the prior year in the South Florida market. David Cox, general manager and regional vice president, was recognized with the Company’s coveted General Manager Individual Sales Leadership award.
In the distinguished Chairman’s award category the Graebel Houston center was honored as the Company’s sales leader among all moving and storage offices. For its outstanding, near-perfect performance during 2009, the Graebel Milwaukee-based center achieved the Chairman’s Outstanding Customer Service award.
About Graebel Companies, Inc. (www.graebel.com)
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. Founded in 1950, Graebel is a wholly owned, privately-held company boasting proprietary technology, processes, and employs an extensively background-checked and trained employee workforce. Clientele features firms in the Fortune 500, and the global 100. 2010 marks the Graebel organization’s 60th anniversary since its founding in 1950.
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