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Andrea Downing

Andrea joined AIRINC in 2014 as a Client Solutions Executive with over fifteen years’ experience in global mobility with expatriate data consultancies. Andrea is the first point of contact for clients within the EMEA region that are managing their first international assignments; she also develops relationships with partner companies in EMEA. Andrea’s experience ranges from conducting pricing surveys to managing consulting projects, providing a full understanding of all the issues clients face with cross-border moves. Andrea has a BSc (Hons) Degree in Biological Sciences from Middlesex University.

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Happy New Year from your team at AIRINC! We would like to wish everyone a happy new year.
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Estimating the cost of talent deployment around the world A new video for you this week! Listen now! Morgan Crosby...
Cost Estimates around the world Listen now! Morgan Crosby talks with Pat Jurgens on the most cost effective assignment...
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AIRINC are thrilled to win at the Forum for Expat Management EMMAs 2022, 'Best Partnership between a Corporate...
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Client Challenge #8: A large financial institution was transitioning to a remote-focused work environment and needed to...
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Last week I hosted one of our Sustainability and Global Mobility webinars and now you have the chance to listen again!
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Client Challenge #5: A consumer goods client contacted us seeking help evaluating the impact on an employee...
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Structuring a Global Mobility Program Whenever we at AIRINC run benchmarking exercises or engage with clients on...
Happy New Year from your team at AIRINC! Wishing you and your family a healthy and peaceful new year!
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