Management Team

Trust in a management team that cares about your experience — and the employees you relocate. Starting from the very top, our culture is shaped by people who understand what it takes to design and execute a successful mobility program, and who know what it means for your employees to move from their homes to entirely new places. By continuing to promote total customization, top technological advances, and a completely seamless process, our passion for improving lives is a part of every decision our management team members make.

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John O'Connell

John possesses more than 20 years of experience in a business to business environment. He began his career with a research and consulting firm, where he led an operational team, led business development activities in Asia and Latin America, and sourced and managed a variety of suppliers throughout the world. John later worked for two outsourcing organizations in the employee mobility industry. While working for these companies, he served in a variety of globally-focused roles encompassing operations, account management, and supply chain.

John joined SIRVA in 2011 as Vice-President of Global Operations. In the following years, he served as Vice-President of Account Management and Senior Vice-President of Global Operations. In 2016, John assumed his current role. In this position, he leads a worldwide Supply Chain team responsible for the selection and oversight of suppliers who deliver more than $700 million in services annually.

John has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish from DePauw University and a Master of Business Administration in International Management from The Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is fluent in Spanish and possesses basic knowledge of French.


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