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From the Graebel Newsroom.


Graebel  Appoints Tim Callahan Chief Operating Officer

Executive from SIRVA Accepts COO Role at Privately-held Global Relocation Organization

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August 17, 2009



(Aurora, CO) – Chief Executive Officer, William Graebel, announced Tim Callahan as Chief Operating Officer of Graebel Companies, Inc., effective immediately.  Callahan will be responsible for companywide operations’ service delivery, business development, and account management of all Graebel divisions:  Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc., Graebel Van Lines, Inc., Graebel Movers International, Inc., Graebel Movers, Inc., Graebel Commercial Services, Inc., and Move Management, Inc.  Division leaders will report directly to Callahan.


Graebel remarked, “While our 59-year company is well positioned, it just got stronger with the addition of Tim – a 24-year relocation industry veteran!  The economy is enabling our organization to launch new initiatives for a robust period of growth.  We are entering a bold new chapter in our organization’s full-service relocation, commercial workplace, and transportation services journey, which is global in scope serving our thousands of clients.  Tim is responsible for the leadership, proper staffing, processes, and tools to ensure successful delivery of our progressive objectives among all divisions.  Additionally, he is charged with leading strategic initiatives to strengthen our 21st Century, customer-centric business model.” 


Most recently, Callahan was Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at SIRVA.  Prior to the acquisition of Cooperative Resource Services, Inc. (CRS) by SIRVA in 2002, he held executive positions in operations, sales and marketing, and acquisitions at CRS for nine years.  Callahan’s career began at PHH U.S. Mortgage and Lomas & Nettleton Securities where he held sales and customer service roles.  He is a graduate of Fairfield University in Connecticut and is a Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) of the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council® (ERC), an industry trade organization.   

“Tim’s breadth of experience in global mobility and commercial office relocation and related services in operations, business development, finance, and his untiring commitment to produce highest quality results will serve him well as our chief operating officer,” concluded Graebel.

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. 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.

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