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RELO Direct® President and CEO Bob Portale Receives Distinguished Service Award

CHICAGO– (3/15/11) – Robert A. Portale, president and CEO of RELO Direct®, has been awarded both the Distinguished Service Award and Senior Relocation Professional designation by Worldwide ERC®. Portale was selected for this award based upon his numerous personal and professional contributions to the Worldwide ERC® organization.

“I am extremely gratified to have been chosen for this honor,” Portale said. “It has been my privilege to have such a long-standing professional relationship with the Worldwide ERC® organization and my peers within the relocation industry.”
Chicago-based RELO Direct® is a full service global mobility provider that offers clients a high-touch, high-value approach to employee mobility and a comprehensive portfolio of program management, departure, destination, and global services. RELO Direct® is a sister company to Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global network of 600 premier real estate firms with 5,000 offices and 150,000 sales associates in more than 30 countries around the world.

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About RELO Direct®

A full-service relocation management company headquartered in Chicago, RELO Direct® offers a high-touch, high-value approach to employee mobility. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of program management, departure, destination, and global services. Our customer-focused approach has resulted in 98% client retention and 98% transferee satisfaction. The company’s core values – Accountability, Leadership, Excellence, Respect and Teamwork –support the goal of providing unparalleled service.

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
161 N. Clark St., Ste. 1250
Chicago, IL 60601

Contact: Kimberly Ecker / Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® / 312.424.0400 x158 / kecker@LeadingRE.com

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