SIRVA Appoints Jacob George as President of Asia and Middle East Markets

Dec 15, 2010, 10:44 ET from SIRVA Inc.

CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SIRVA Inc., a leading global relocation and moving services provider, announced that Jacob George joined SIRVA as the new president of the Asia and Middle East markets, leading the relocation and moving businesses in this high-growth region.

In his new role, George will lead SIRVA's continued growth in Asia and the Middle East. He will continue to strengthen SIRVA's sound strategies for increasing market share, winning customers, entering new markets, commercializing new services and developing innovative solutions to best serve customers. He reports to Wes Lucas, SIRVA's president and CEO and a member of the board of directors.

"George is an outstanding leader with an impressive background. He has the highest of character and integrity, a collaborative leadership style and an exceptional ability to work across different cultures," said Lucas. "I am confident he will have an enormous impact on SIRVA and will be an invaluable asset to our Asia and Middle East customer base."

George has an outstanding track record in the relocation business with more than 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, growth in new geographies and product areas, client engagement and operations. George joins SIRVA from Primacy Relocation, where he served as president, Asia. There, he helped the company to increase its destination services through acquisitions and organic growth, and expand geographically by gaining market share and growing its customer base. Prior to Primacy, George was vice president of Prudential Asia, where he significantly increased clientele and led acquisitions of major destination service companies.

George is a member of the Employee Relocation Council and has earned his Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designation. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas.

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A leading worldwide provider of relocation and moving solutions, SIRVA Inc. ( provides more than 230,000 relocations per year to corporations, government employees and individual consumers. The Company delivers the best mobility experience at the lowest total cost to relocate. SIRVA's brands include Allied, Allied International, Allied Pickfords, Allied Special Products, DJK Residential, Global, northAmerican, northAmerican International, SIRVA Mortgage, SIRVA Relocation, SIRVA Move Management, SIRVA Global Relocation Inc. and SIRVA Settlement.