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Worldwide ERC® Announces New Board Members

Global Mobility Association Brings on Five New Talents; Newest Foundation Trustees Also Announced

ARLINGTON, Va., September 21, 2021 – Worldwide ERC®, the professional association for workforce mobility and relocation professionals, announced today five new members of its Board of Directors, positioning itself to lead as one industry united in driving economic revitalization around the world. The move comes as the association gathers in-person for the Global Workforce Symposium (GWS) 2021. The must-attend annual event for global mobility and relocation professionals is being held in Chicago, October 19-22, 2021. 

Joining the Worldwide ERC® Board of Directors are Benny Tan, Senior Vice President, APAC Altair Global Relocation; Mark Burchell, Chief Commercial Officer, Sterling Lexicon; Eluned Wallace, Senior Manager, Global Mobility EMEA, The Walt Disney Company; Ashli Aldrich, Global Immigration Manager, Talent Mobility, Netflix; and Simon Mason, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Revenue Officer, Writer Relocations. Each begins a three-year term on January 1, 2022. They will serve with current members: Andrew Walker, Director, Global Mobility and Reward Leader, EY; Tyler Reynolds, President, Equus Software LLC; Anupam Singhal, Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Topia, Inc.; Michelle Moore, Chief Global Mobility Officer, NEI Global Relocation; Lynn Shotwell, President & CEO, Worldwide ERC®; Horst Gallo, Vice President, HR Talent Solutions & Global Mobility, IBM Corporation; Binwa Sethi, Principal, Threefold Leadership; Kathy Connelly, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Benny, Mark, Eluned, Ashli, and Simon to the Worldwide ERC® Board of Directors,” said Worldwide ERC® CEO Lynn Shotwell. “Their diverse professional experiences and unique perspectives will shape the direction of the organization and reflect the collective voice of an industry—marshalling the strength of many as one. I look forward to working alongside them to advance talent mobility in the coming term.” 

Shotwell went on to express gratitude for the leadership of five directors leaving the Board and thanks for their service to the association and the profession: Edward Hannibal, Principal/Partner, Global Employer Services, Deloitte Tax, LLP; Shelby Wolpa, Founder, Shelby Wolpa Consulting; Merritt Anderson, Principal, Merritt+ Consulting, LLC; Sigrid Nauwelaerts, EMEA Talent Mobility Director, Johnson & Johnson; and Eve Seib, CEO, OneSource Relocation, LLC.  

Foundation for Workforce Mobility 

The Worldwide ERC® Foundation for Workforce Mobility is pleased to welcome four new additions to its Board of Trustees. David Bunnell, Vice President of Sales Transportation Worldwide, Inc.; Tim Nowak, Client Leads Director, Coldwell Banker Realty, Robert Brizuela, Strategic Global Mobility Advisor, MNRB, LLC; and Sylvia Salazar, Global Mobility Manager, West Pharmaceutical Services. Each new Trustee will begin a three-year term on January 1, 2022. They will serve with current members: Eve Seib, CEO, OneSource Relocation, Zeke Oaks, Vice President, Alexander's Mobility Services; Bob Portale, President & CEO, ReloDirect, Inc.; Cheryl Bilancia, Global Mobility Program Lead, ON Semiconductor; John Brennan, President, Brennan Title Company; Angel Lozano, Director of Institutional Advancement, TASIS The American School in England; Elizabeth Hotze, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, CWS Corporate Housing; Shannon Brown, Relocation Director, Fazendin Realtors; Stephen McGarry, Director, Global Mobility, WPP. 

Leaving the Board are Anne Bartoloni; Andrew Walker, Director, Global Mobility and Reward Leader, EY; Gary Grund, Senior Vice President, National Sales, Budd Van Lines; and Karen Gerba, Head of Corporate Relocation Lending and Expatriate Banking Solutions HSBC Bank.  

Foundation Chair Eve Seib remarked, “We are excited to have David, Tim, Robert, and Sylvia join the Foundation Board. Their diverse skillsets and backgrounds will provide new insights to the Board’s strategic initiatives.”  

About Worldwide ERC® 

Worldwide ERC® is the professional association for employee mobility professionals. Since 1964, Worldwide ERC® has been committed to connecting and educating workforce mobility professionals across the globe. A global not-for-profit organization, we are headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in London and Shanghai, and are the source of global mobility knowledge and innovation in talent management from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, to Asia and across the Americas.  

About the Worldwide ERC® Foundation for Workforce Mobility 

The Worldwide ERC® Foundation for Workforce Mobility was established in 2004 as a non-profit 501C3. Its mission is to energize the global community through charitable giving. Its vision is that all communities touched by global mobility are actively aware of, inspired by, and engaged in our charitable efforts worldwide. For additional information,

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