AURORA, COLO. (April 19, 2010) — Graebel Movers International, Inc., a division of the Graebel Companies, Inc., recently announced the promotions of Franco Millunzi and Kari Garcia as the vice president of network services and the director of quality systems, respectively. Both will report directly to Jim Petzel, President of Graebel Movers International.
As vice president of network services, Franco Millunzi is responsible for overseeing development of the Graebel global supply chain network and the global brand. With Graebel for over one year, Millunzi’s international relocation experience extends over 23 years with some of the leading companies in the industry. His background includes work in frontline operations, operations management, network development, and sales and account management for Fortune 250 clients. Additionally, Millunzi was responsible for these organizations’ U.S. suppliers and overseas agents’ performance and cost initiatives. He holds multiple certifications including a bachelor’s degree in international business from Elmhurst College and a Six Sigma certification from Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc.®
Kari Garcia’s primary responsibility as director of quality systems is to ensure that Graebel continues to expand its FIDI-FAIM, ISO, C-TPAT, and TRACE certifications. Garcia began her career 25 years ago as a household goods mover. She has been with Graebel for the last 19 years, most recently as the director of the International Valuation Department. With Graebel, she developed the Graebel Los Angeles, CA cargo claim program and user-friendly international claims process and management program. She is also responsible for developing Graebel’s international valuation program, the Graebel International Qualified Mover (IQM), and the IQM crew incentive programs. Garcia is certified as an ISO lead auditor.
“We are thrilled to promote Franco and Kari. They have both proven to be valuable assets to our company and we look forward to their continued contribution to the Graebel worldwide footprint,” says Jim Petzel.
About The 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 and on-the-ground services are performed in 153 countries, and its centers are located throughout the U.S., Canada, and in Prague, the Czech Republic and Singapore. Graebel is a wholly owned, privately-held company boasting a strong balance sheet, proprietary technology and processes, and employs an extensively background-checked and trained employee workforce. Clientele include respected firms in the Fortune 500 and the global 100. 2010 marks Graebel’s 60th anniversary in the relocation and moving industry. To learn more visit: www.graebel.com