Laura May wins at the EMMAs


AIReS has announced that Laura May Carmack, Quality Manager, was awarded Global Mobility Professional of the Year by the Forum for Expatriate Management at the EMEA EMMA Awards ceremony. Laura May was chosen from a competitive shortlist of eight nominees in this category and was recognised for her vast leadership experience within the relocation industry and at AIReS. Laura May has also been previously recognised as ‘highly recommended’ in this category at the 2016 Americas and APAC EMMA Awards.


“All of us at AIReS are very proud of Laura May, who is the consummate professional,” said Aires President, Jeff Wangler. “She is the perfect example of someone who got involved with relocation at a young age and has flourished, grown, and become one of the premiere executives not only at AIReS but also in the relocation industry. We are honoured to have her work at AIReS and also to be an important part of the relocation community in EMEA and around the globe.  We look forward to Laura May contributing to AIReS’ future success as she continues to support the industry she loves.”


Laura May has overseen the company’s quality initiatives since 1994 and is a Certified Lead Auditor through the American Society of Quality (ASQ). She is actively involved in many industry organisations, including recent leadership roles with FIDI and the Pan-American International Movers Association (PAIMA). 


Upon receiving the award, Laura May said, “I am honoured to accept this award from the Forum for Expatriate Management. FEM has created a powerful program matching the list of candidates and the esteemed global mobility expert judges panel, who are top in class. To be among this group is a thrilling and humbling experience which I will cherish for the rest of my life.”