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Jim Thompson Awarded EMMA for Outstanding Contribution to Global Mobility

Jun 20, 2013
Chairman and Founder of the Crown Worldwide Group, Jim Thompson, was honoured with the “Outstanding Contribution to Global Mobility” Expatriate Management and Mobility Award (EMMA).

He was presented with the award and inducted into the Forum of Expatriate Management (FEM) Hall of Fame at the Asia Pacific (APAC) Global Mobility Summit Awards ceremony on December 3, 2012, at the Harbour Grand Hotel in Hong Kong. The lifetime achievement award was presented to Jim for his lifelong contribution to the field of global mobility.

FEM recognises excellence in the field of global mobility with the EMMAs following each of its regional annual Global Mobility Summit conferences. For the Outstanding Contribution to Global Mobility Award, FEM members vote to select an individual who is truly distinguished by his or her achievements over a sustained period of time. The induction into the FEM Hall of Fame a clear recognition of Jim’s indelible impression in the world of global mobility management by leading authorities in the industry.

Jim Thompson was also one the speakers at the conference.  His presentation, “From Moving to Mobility – The Jim Thompson Story,” talked about living in a world of mobility and his 50 years of building and helping companies manage assignments, supporting businesses and moving people domestically and worldwide. Jim discussed the challenges he faced, the lessons he learned and his thoughts on what the future holds.

“The Crown team has been dedicated to making us a great quality company and a company with a heart,” he said. “We’ve continued to prove to our clients and customers that we’re one of the best in the world in all the businesses we do. I feel so full of pride to see how the Crown team all over the world helps others, raises money for charities, volunteers in many ways and does what we can to save the environment. I believe it is so important and that we all have a responsibility to help out.”

The Crown Group is the largest privately owned international relocation and global mobility company with over 265 worldwide locations in nearly 60 countries.

Photo: Jim Thompson

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