SIRVA Accountant Is Named Finalist for Accounting Technician of the Year

Jan 19, 2010, 10:00 ET from SIRVA, Inc.

CHICAGO, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SIRVA Inc., a leading global relocation and moving services provider, announces Lesley Sureshkumar, director of client technologies and finance services for the Asia-Pacific/Middle East region, SIRVA Relocation, was one of six finalists for the Accounting Technician of the Year Award recently hosted by Accountancy Age magazine.

Sureshkumar, based in Melbourne, Australia has been with SIRVA for eight years. An MBA graduate in professional accounting from Victoria University in Melbourne, he is currently a fellow with the Association of Accounting Technicians, UK, which has 120,000 members in over 90 countries.

According to Accountancy Age, the award marks "outstanding work in business, practice and technology, and celebrates the very work that provides the bedrock for UK business." Sureshkumar was nominated by the Association of Accounting Technicians for his efforts "to change his workplace through professionalism, imagination and innovation."

"Lesley's contribution to the organization has been invaluable," said Avrom Goldberg, managing director of Asia-Pacific/Middle East, SIRVA Relocation. "He embodies all the qualities of this award, and we are proud and honored to have him on our team."

About SIRVA:

A leading worldwide provider of relocation and moving solutions, SIRVA, Inc. ( provides more than 300,000 relocations per year to corporations, government employees, and individual consumers. The Company delivers the best mobility experience at the lowest total cost to relocate through complete management of the global supply chain, the world's leading global operations, industry-leading risk management processes, and full accountability and transparency of all costs. SIRVA's brands include Allied, Allied International, Allied Pickfords, Allied Special Products, DJK Residential, Global, northAmerican, northAmerican International, SIRVA Mortgage, SIRVA Relocation and SIRVA Settlement.