SIRVA appoints Holger Reimers as its new European region president

Global relocation and moving services provider SIRVA has announced a new senior appointment in Europe.

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Holger Reimers, who has 25 years' experience leading major business units in Europe, will lead the company's relocation and moving operations in the region.Announcing the appointment, SIRVA's president and chief executive, Wes Lucas, said: "Holger is an outstanding leader with extensive experience in the European market and I'm confident he will have a tremendous impact in helping our team build on the progress we have made and expanding our capabilities and local expertise within Europe.

Expanding European operations

"As international companies continue to expand their global operations, particularly in Europe, SIRVA has been focused on enhancing our European service offering with higher quality, more products, greater flexibility, increased efficiency and access to local resources necessary to ensure a highly successful relocation experience," Mr Lucas continued.

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SIRVA's senior appointment comes at a time of reports major finance companies and other large companies are eyeing moves from the UK to mainland Europe following June's UK referendum vote to leave Europe.Mr Reimers joins SIRVA as vice president for Europe from IBM, where he was vice president for Europe for business process outsourcing. Before IBM, Mr Reimers spent two years at Genpact, where he led on global outsourcing for the Germany, Austria and Switzerland region. He also spent 16 years at Accenture where he held multiple senior-level positions within Accenture's European operations.

Increasing relocation capabilities in Europe

"For years, SIRVA has been a recognized leader in the relocation market and demonstrated great success in building a strong global network," said Holger Reimers, President of Europe at SIRVA. "I am excited to be joining a market leader and look forward to continuing to expand SIRVA's European capabilities and services to deliver increased value to our customers."

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