Bekins appoints Bob Dalaskey to new position of senior vice president business development

January 25, 2011 – Hillside, Ill – Bekins Van Lines, LLC has recognized the business contributions of Bob Dalaskey with a promotion to senior vice president of business development for the national van line, headquartered in Hillside, Ill. Dalaskey’s current responsibilities for sales functions of the van line will be expanded to include GSA/Military Sales, Move Management and Customer Service - Account Management. Dalaskey’s previous role of vice president – sales development created the foundation for his newly expanded responsibilities.

“Bob’s tremendous industry experience, as well as the significant contributions he has made to the Bekins sales programs, will be leveraged across additional sales lines and areas that support a successful service program.” said Greg Hoover, Bekins Van Lines chief executive officer.  “This new position is part of a strategic management plan that positions Bekins for continued growth and development of new customer solutions.”

Dalaskey joined Bekins in 1993 and has served in progressively more senior sales and marketing positions over the years, including account management roles for numerous major accounts.  He led the development teams for Bekins’ move management and corporate customer service models as well as related sales training and sales development programs.  He has also been active in leading the company’s relationships with the Better Business Bureau and the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) as well as the Illinois Movers and Warehouseman’s Association (IMWA).

Prior to joining Bekins, Dalaskey spent eight years with National Car Rental as a Regional Vice President, responsible for over $300 million in sales, managing a staff that sold and negotiated corporate contract business. While at National, he was named the Rookie of the Year in 1985, and Sales Person of the Year in 1987. Bob attended Northern Illinois University and lives in Naperville, Ill.

About Bekins Van Lines
Bekins Van Lines, LLC provides relocation and transportation solutions directly to the private consumer, U.S. Military and Government programs and for corporate relocation. Founded in 1891, Bekins has a long history of being a leading relocation service provider for the limited budget (lump sum) customer. Bekins is focused on bringing the latest technology to its transportation service programs to maximize our customers’ service value and budget efficiencies. Visit for more information about Bekins and its agent companies.

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