SEATTLE, Wash. – Seattle-based AWG International, Inc. has appointed Jim Gaw to vice president, general manager. AWG International, an affiliate of Atlas Van Lines, manages 7,000 international moves annually for corporations, government and military personnel. Gaw will be responsible for leading the development of the organization.
Gaw previously served as vice president of business development for AWG International. For the previous 12 years, he held numerous management positions with leading international van lines.
"Jim is perfectly suited to take on the responsibilities of his new position," said Jack Griffin, Atlas Van Lines and AWG International president and COO. "His significant agent and customer relationships within Atlas coupled with his understanding of the evolving international military process make him the ideal candidate to lead AWG International."
Gaw is a graduate of Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill. He is a member of the International Association of Movers and former executive committee member, and serves as vice chairman of the American Moving and Storage Association's International Committee.
Atlas World Group is an Evansville, Ind.-based company that posted revenues of $908 million in 2008. Atlas World Group companies employ more than 700 people throughout North America. More than 500 Atlas agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate employee relocation and in the transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art and new fixtures and furniture. Visit www.atlasworldgroup.com for more information on the company and Atlas agents.