Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) December 09, 2013
Suddath Relocation Systems, a leading provider of relocation and transportation services and an agent of United Van Lines LLC, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jay Keen as vice president and general manager of its branch facility in Seattle, Washington.
Keen has more than 17 years experience in the commercial vehicle division of a global vehicle rental company with high achievement in the areas of operational excellence, customer service management, profitability, visionary leadership, sales training and sales management.
In his new role as vice president and general manager, Keen will have total branch and market responsibilities. These include new business development, maintaining operational standards, sustaining legal-regulatory and corporate compliance, and instilling the Suddath® values of trust, innovation, commitment, integrity and teamwork among his employees. He will also be responsible for servicing all divisions of Suddath and for upholding the high standards set forth as an agent of United Van Lines LLC.
Keen began his career as a management trainee and rose through the ranks to become regional manager of four northwestern states including Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. He has held many core sales and management positions within the same company with areas of expertise in business management, sales management, leadership and employee development.
“We are very pleased to have Jay assume the leadership role for our Seattle branch. His proven record in sales achievement, operational quality and general management fit well with our local growth plans and overall strategic vision,” said Dick Eschbacher, senior vice president, western region, of Suddath Relocation Systems. The branch is located at 7819 South 206th Street, Kent, Washington.
About The Suddath Companies
Established in 1919 and headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., The Suddath Companies is a diversified group of domestic and international service companies. Its affiliates specialize in worldwide household goods relocation, global mobility, commercial moving and workplace solutions, warehousing and logistics management, trade shows and exhibit displays, and special services. The Suddath Companies has more than 2,000 employees nationwide, operates in 22 locations throughout the United States and has strategic alliances serving more than 150 countries. Suddath is also the largest agent of UniGroup Inc. (United Van Lines LLC and Mayflower Transit LLC). For more information, please visit http://www.suddath.com.
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