Primestone Partners Appoints Relocation Veteran Michael Hekking as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Primestone Housing Solutions
NEW YORK, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Primestone Partners LLC, a new Yorkcorporate housing management and consulting company, today announced that the director of corporate relocation and housing Mike Hekking has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Primestone Housing Solutions division.
The Primestone Housing Solutions team is a group of seasoned professionals with extensive experience in the housing industry. Primestone customers benefit from the company’s high-touch approach, which includes on-call personal concierge services 24/7. The company’s cutting-edge technology allows business travelers to search for properties, view client-specific rates, explore building and neighborhood amenities, and then rent properties, all from the comfort of their own. their desktop or mobile device. Primestone Housing Solutions has a portfolio of properties in over 36 markets nationally and internationally.
In this new role, Hekking will be responsible for leading the global operations of Primestone Housing Solutions. A seasoned industry leader with over 25 years of experience in the global mobility, relocation and corporate housing industries, Hekking joins Primestone after working at SIRVA Worldwide Relocation & Moving, where he was Senior Vice President. At SIRVA, he was responsible for the corporate housing and corporate real estate division which provided temporary housing solutions to thousands of employees and business travelers in relocation across the United States. United and Canada. Additionally, while at SIRVA, Hekking led the company’s global client implementation and transformation services and led a global account management team for senior accounts and Fortune 500 clients. He was also responsible for the company’s EMEA relocation customer service centers. During his career, Hekking has also held management positions at Avis, Citibank and Cartus.
“2021 has been a year of significant growth for Primestone. We have onboarded a number of blue chip clients, expanded our locations nationally and internationally, been appointed exclusive corporate housing provider at several major properties, and increased our staff in new York and in the main markets ”, declared Bruce witherell, CEO of Primestone Partners, the parent company of Primestone Housing Solutions. “To keep pace with the growth, we are now adding Mike to our leadership team. Throughout his career, Mike has built organizations known for their world-class operational excellence and intense customer loyalty. As COO, Mike will be essential to the continued growth of Primestone. and success. ”
Kenneth florens, Chief Development Officer at Primestone Housing Solutions added, “Having worked with Mike over the years, I know the impact he can have on an organization. His arrival at Primestone will allow me to focus exclusively on growth, client development and marketing, knowing that our clients and their guests are treated in white gloves. “
About Primestone Housing Solutions
With over 100 years of practical experience in temporary housing and hospitality, the Primestone Housing Solutions team helps corporate clients and their team members increase their productivity and efficiency, while improving expense management and the employee-guest experience. In addition to its experience, Primestone Housing Solutions sets itself apart by offering the best inventory, impeccable service and cutting-edge technology. For more information, visit www.primestonehousingsolutions.com
About Primestone Partners
The founders of Primestone Partners — Bruce Witherell and David Essex — have held senior positions in leading investment banks, such as Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers, as well as in privately funded start-ups in private equity firms. single-family rental and technology spaces. Witherell was also Freddie Mac’s COO. Primestone Partners has two main businesses: an operating company that creates new long-term housing solutions for businesses, governments and developers and a high-level advisory practice focused on mortgage, real estate and technology clients. For more information visit www.primestonepartners.com
SOURCE Primestone Partners