Oakwood Wins First Global Expatriate Management and Mobility Award (EMMA) in Its Category
LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwire – October 27, 2010) – Oakwood was presented with the inaugural EMMA for Corporate Housing Provider of the Year. Held at the historic Hudson Theatre on October 4, Oakwood received the honor at the Forum for Expatriate Management’s award ceremony in New York City, New York.
The EMMA for Corporate Housing Provider of the Year recognizes an organization that has demonstrated excellence in international mobility and has positively impacted client business priorities, used innovations and effective deployment of resources, and used progressive methods to develop strong relationships and partners.
“We are proud to receive this distinguished award,” says Ric Villarreal, President of Oakwood. “We continually develop new programs to ease the way our clients do business, both domestically and abroad. This achievement is a testament to the hard work of all our Associates around the world. It’s truly an honor to be recognized for our contributions to the industry.”
Oakwood was selected among an elite group of nominees and was honored for its successful use of human capital and technology to raise industry standards. In recent years, Oakwood has launched a variety of programs to provide a unique blend of service offerings to its clients, including EPIC(SM), ServiceTrack(SM), EfficiencyPlus(SM) and the Worldwide Sales and Service Center, a center focused on delivering international client care and service excellence.
All EMMA winners were decided by a panel of judges drawn from different areas of the industry around the world. Oakwood shares this distinction with more than a dozen EMMA recipients dedicated to global mobility.
Oakwood is the global leader and provider of furnished and serviced apartments. For one need or many, local or around the globe — Oakwood offers flexible, easy-to-use custom solutions to meet any temporary housing requirement.
A wide range of inventory and supplier management options allows Oakwood to produce the optimal housing solution whenever and wherever necessary. With more than 3,000 Oakwood associates worldwide, nearly 15,000 apartments and more than 400 network partners, Oakwood delivers the service and reliability clients can trust.
Its staff of trained professionals throughout the world, innovative technologies, and unparalleled customer service have made Oakwood the premier choice in temporary housing solutions for 50 years.
For more information, please visit www.oakwood.com.
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