b'INDUSTRY NEWS S P R I N G 2 0 2 0CERC welcomes twoIN BRIEF new board members Corporate Housing Locators addedCERC welcomed two new members to its board, Paula Oliveira, senior manager, global mobility, at McCain Foods Limited, and Douglas Yep, Nadia Gelmo to their team as a businessmanaging director, total rewards and HR experience, at Air Canada. management consultant. With over 25 years experience in hospitality, GelmoOliveira only recently joined McCain Foods after 12 plus years leading global attributes her business success to themobility functions in the engineering, mining and oil and gas industries. She lasting partnerships she has developedis a Certified Human Resources Leader with experience in designing, imple-over the years. menting and managing expatriate relocation programs at a global level. AsM cWilliams Moving & Storagea new board member, Oliveira says she looks forward to working with the revamped and relaunched TheMoving- team to expand CERCs global membership as well as elevating the organiza-Mall.com, a business-to-consumer reloca- tions profile as a global leader and innovator.tion model providing transferees withDouglas Yep, who has held senior leadership roles in both HR and IT for a mobile-friendly platform to manageover 30 years, has extensive experience delivering an excellent HR experience their relocation. The site has tips, time- for employees, from pre-hire through to retirement. He is now eager to share lines and service offerings on direct tohis expertise and insight in his new role as a CERC board member. I joined consumer pricing. the CERC Board to give back to employees, colleagues, peers, partners and Fragomen Canada welcomed backorganizations that have contributed in supporting me during my career and Rick Lamanna, who returned as a seniorwith my goalsin particular, to give back to CERC, says Yep, noting that his manager at the firms Toronto office.employer, Air Canada, was one of the associations founding members. The immigration firm also promoted Patrick OLeary to the new role of senior client services manager, also at its Toronto office. DelSuites launched the newest additionBacardi and to their property portfolio at Ten York, located in the heart of Toronto along theAires partnershipcitys vibrant waterfront. The property is surrounded by various attractions, restau- honoured with awardrants, cafs and major supermarkets.Plus Relocation added a new businessAires and its client Bacardi were awarded Best Vendor Partner- development director to its team. DarrahshipRMC by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) at OBrien joins Plus as the primary contactthe EMEA Expatriate Management & Mobility Awards (EMMAs). for businesses in the southeast U.S. SheThe award recognizes the collaborative approach developed by Aires comes with 14 years in sales roles withand Bacardi. Oakwood, a global housing provider. Bacardi promotes a culture of mobility, where people are encour-Pierre Frappier, a 30-year veteran withaged to experience new countries as part of their personal and profes-AMJ Campbell Inc., was appointed thesional growth. We recognize that this is a big commitment for any companys president and chief operatingfamily or individual, and Aires helps us achieve an easy relocation, officer. In his new position, Frappier over- said Bacardi global mobility director, Dennis Michels. sees the strategic direction of the Toronto- The awards were judged by an independent group of leading mobility based $250-million moving company.professionals from a variety of companies and industries. A complete Terri Oliver assumed the position oflist of 2019 EMEA EMMA award winners is available at https://global mobility lead on the Global Totalemea.forum-expat-management.com/live/en/page/2019-winners.Rewards team at Ontario TeachersIn other news, Aires opened a new office in Phoenix, AZ, to accom-Pension Plan (OTPP) in Toronto. Shemodate client growth and ensure strategic alignment in the U.S. brings with her over 25 years of experi- Western region. The local team is led by Aires regional operations ence developing and managing talentmanager Peter Ferreira, an Aires team member since 2012 and an mobility programs and managing taxindustry professional with 20 years relocation experience. and immigration compliance.12PERSPECTIVES Spring 2020'