Mark Oakeshott's career reflects numerous achievements in leadership roles within the moving industry and his expertise is globally recognized and respected.
Mark began his career with Pickfords Removals in the United Kingdom and in 1991 was selected to relocate to the United States to work on the development and execution of the Allied Pickfords Moving Network. Mark was specifically responsible for establishing the service delivery model, negotiating franchise agreements, and managing supply chain for what became one of the leading international moving networks in the world.
Mark went on to lead SIRVA's International Moving Division and was also responsible for strategic and tactical expansion of SIRVA's global footprint, which included a highly successful acquisition in Brazil.
With a strong strategic mind-set, Mark also served as Senior Vice President & European Growth Officer, developing and executing SIRVA's expansion strategy on the European Continent in the relocation and move management business segments. In addition to this, Mark retained Global Supply Chain leadership for SIRVA's International Moving Network in more than 150 countries.
In October 2016, Mark joined Crater Group Co., a technology and services company focused on transforming the moving experience for customers. Mark helped position Crater as a credible entrant in the moving services industry.
In April 2018, Mark established his own consulting business focused on providing advice and guidance to international moving companies, in addition to merger and acquisition support to companies buying and selling their business in the moving industry.