CHICAGO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- SIRVA, Inc., a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
portfolio company, has appointed Robert J. Dellinger, Sprint Corporation's
executive vice president and chief financial officer, to its eight-member
Board of Directors. SIRVA is a fast-growing and innovative global relocation
"Bob is an exceptionally strong addition to our Board," said Brian Kelley,
SIRVA's president and chief executive officer. "We recognize the important
role of an independent, engaged and experienced Board of Directors. Bob's
financial acumen, global business experience and high integrity value are a
terrific fit for our Company."
Since June 2002, Dellinger has been executive vice president and chief
financial officer of Sprint Corporation, a $27 billion global communications
company serving more than 26 million business and residential customers in
over 70 countries. Prior to joining Sprint, Dellinger spent 19 years with
General Electric in a variety of positions. Most recently, he was president
and chief executive officer of GE Frankona Re where he was responsible for
GE's Employers Reinsurance Corporation European operations, which has revenues
of $3.7 billion and 1,300 employees across Europe.
During his GE tenure, Dellinger also was chief financial officer for GE
ERC, GE Motors, GE Plastics Pacific and GE Superabrasives. He graduated from
Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in economics and a minor in accounting, and
is a member of the Financial Executives Institute. Dellinger has served on
numerous GE Plastics and GE ERC boards of directors in Europe, Asia and the
U.S., and currently is on the boards of directors of several wholly owned
subsidiaries of Sprint.
About SIRVA, Inc.
SIRVA, Inc., 81% owned by a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice-managed fund, is a
fast-growing and innovative global relocation services business. It is the
industry's largest worldwide relocation and moving services company and a
leader in logistics for integrated high-value products. SIRVA companies
include established global brands such as SIRVA Relocation, Allied Van Lines,
northAmerican Van Lines, Pickfords (in the U.K.), Allied Pickfords (in Europe,
Australia, New Zealand and Asia), TransGuard, and northAmerican Logistics.
SIRVA has operations in 36 countries, with more than 7,000 associates and more
than 1,700 independent agents. Its revenues in 2002 were approximately
$2.2 billion. More information about SIRVA can be found on the Company's Web
site at www.sirva.com.
SOURCE SIRVA, Inc.