(Aurora, COLO USA) Today, Graebel Companies, Inc. chief executive officer, Bill Graebel SGMS has announced the appointment of Nicolas Sepulchre de Solières to senior vice president strategic development for the global mobility company. A respected relocation industry leader and successful European entrepreneur for a quarter century, Sepulchre de Solières has been tapped to perform account management consultative services for the Company's Fortune 500 clientele in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will be accountable for the identification of sustainable, long-term strategies that will be aimed at exceeding the Graebel customers' expectations; and, therefore will closely interface with the global organisation's operations and its supply chain network. He will report to Ben Ivory GMS managing director of the Graebel EMEA centre that is located in Prague, the Czech Republic. Sepulchre de Solières will be based in Belgium.
In 1999, Sepulchre de Solières acquired the Belgium-based relocation and destination services provider company, PRS Relocations. Under his leadership as chief executive officer, PRS Relocations acquired then operated management centres in 5 countries throughout Europe; and, concurrently developed an independent global supply chain network. Within 4 years of this acquisition and deemed among the largest European-based relocation management companies, the PRS Europe Group of Companies, was acquired by SIRVA, Inc.
Most recently, Sepulchre was a senior executive and a member of the Executive Board at the Interdean Group Ltd, a removals and relocation firm that is now owned by the Santa Fe Group. Prior to the Interdean Group and PRS Europe, he was general manager at Team Relocation for six years. There, he is credited for the successful opening of its Belgium and Luxembourg centres. Earlier, at Alexander Proudfoot he was a productivity management consultant for its clients in the energy, retail, construction, engineering and manufacturing industries.
According to Graebel, "We are truly honoured to have Nicolas join the Graebel team. Over the years I have admired his leadership and effectiveness in the design and deployment of highly effective client-centric solutions and service teams. Ultimately, the timing and the opportunity were a perfect fit for both Nicolas and for Graebel, as we continue to expand the scope and depth of the Graebel service delivery throughout the EMEA region and indeed the world."
Fluent in 3 languages, Sepulchre de Solières has earned an undergraduate degree from the Ecole Pratique Hautes Etudes Commerciales (EPHEC), and was awarded an Executive Masters certificate from the Solvay Business School in 1995.
About Graebel Companies, Inc.
Founded in 1950, Graebel is a global business that provides single source global mobility services for the Fortune 500 and global 1000. Its worldwide services span full-service relocation; household goods moving and storage (removals); office relocation and workplace services and move management. On-the-ground services are managed in 165 countries. The world headquarters is in Aurora, Colorado USA and in-theatre centres are across the U.S., in Singapore, Prague, the Czech Republic, the UK, and in Shanghai, China. The privately-held firm holds multiple recognised credentials and has earned exceptional accolades from within the industry. Recognition includes top-ratings in the Relocation Baker’s Dozen since 2009; the Platinum award for twenty consecutive years; the Relocation Management Company for 2013 in the Americas by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM); Top Service Company of the Year, Ranked 12th among the Top 250 Private Companies in the U.S. Rocky Mountain Region, multi-year awards from the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA); the Quest for Quality award and more! To learn visit: www.graebel.com