Robert Martin is Appointed Sr. Vice President of Business Development
May 23, 2008 – Hillside, IL – Mike Petersen, President & CEO of Bekins Van Lines, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Martin as Senior Vice President of Business Development.
Mr. Martin brings to the position over 30 years of extensive industry experience in general management and sales at both the agent and van line levels. Michael Petersen, President & CEO of Bekins Van Lines stated, “We are fortunate to have an executive of Robert Martin’s caliber join the Bekins family. His wide range of industry knowledge and experience will enable him to reinvigorate Bekins sales and help us continue Bekins leadership position in the industry.” He added, “His management and sales skills are second to none”.
Mr. Martin comes to Bekins from a competitive Van Lines where he most recently served as Vice President and General Manager. He has held several executive level positions in domestic & international moving as well as president of a midsize relocation company. His vast knowledge of national account and relocation markets will help Bekins continue to position as a major, high quality provider of choice in both the domestic and international relocation industry.