December 17, 2008 // Franchising.com // Morris Plains, NJ,-- Aram Minnetian, president of Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. (WRRI), one of the world's leading relocation and assignment management companies, announced that Debbie Allan, CERC Relocation Specialist, GMS, has joined the company as regional vice president, Canada.
In this role, Allan will chart WRRI's strategic direction in Canada, responsible for operations, client partnerships, customer service, supply chain management and new business development. She will be based in WRRI's Toronto office, and report directly to executive vice president Dave Bencivengo.
Allan has over 28 years of relocation experience and brings a keen understanding of Canadian workforce mobility and the Canadian real estate market to her role. Prior to joining WRRI, she spent 16 years managing Prudential Relocation's Canadian operations. Before that, she served as a relocation consultant and real estate services manager for other third-party relocation service providers in Canada.
"We are extremely fortunate to welcome a proven workforce mobility executive and noted Canadian relocation authority like Debbie to WRRI," said Bencivengo. "She brings new energy and a fresh outlook to our already successful Canadian operations, and her extensive track record highlights the leadership skills, local market expertise and client service focus that will accelerate our drive to become Canada's leading provider of quality relocation services."
"For the last several years, I've watched WRRI's remarkable growth throughout Canada, and have been soundly impressed with the company's ability to deliver solutions that address the unique challenges, regulations and business practices of this country," said Allan. "Now that I'm a part of this organization, I look forward to working in an environment of empowerment and flexibility that will accommodate customized relocation solutions for the Canadian marketplace."
Allan has earned the CERC Relocation Specialist designation from the Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC), and the Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) designation from Worldwide ERC.
About Weichert Relocation Resources Inc.: Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. (WRRI) is The Next PracticesSM Company, delivering the next generation of relocation and assignment management services that help some of the world's leading companies avoid inventory, increase employee home sales, enhance mobile workforce management and reduce program costs. A Balanced Scorecard Hall of FameTM Company, WRRI provides a unique combination of stability, financial expertise and seasoned leadership that has made the company a trusted, proactive partner to clients throughout the world. For more information, visit wrri.com.