Newland Chase Expands Its Global Leadership Team

Newland Chase is excited to announce the further expansion of its already outstanding leadership team with four exceptional leaders – three new to Newland Chase and one by internal promotion. Meet Alex Muliero, Sergey Petrov, Amanda Braatoe, and Mehibe Hill.

Alex Muliero assumes the responsibility as Vice President, Global Business Development. In his new position, Alex leads Newland Chase’s business development strategy and efforts across multiple international markets. With more than 20 years’ experience in business development, he previously held VP-level business development roles with other global relocation companies and a Fortune 100 financial services corporation. Alex is a graduate of Fairfield University with a Bachelor in Mathematics and has done additional MBA coursework at Sacred Heart University. 

Alex Muleiro_pic_LinkedIn“I’m truly thrilled to be part of such an impressive organization. Newland Chase is fast becoming the singular premier global visa and immigration provider. I look forward to strengthening relationships with its already impressive portfolio of clients… as well as sharing our exceptional service offering and award-winning technology with more companies and forging many new relationships."

-  Alex Muliero, Vice President, Global Business Development

Alex is based in the Atlanta area and can currently be reached at

Sergey Petrov takes on the role of Director of Immigration for the EMEA region – where he leads Newland Chase’s immigration practice in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. With more than 15 years’ experience in corporate immigration, Sergey has held positions from immigration consultant and manager to director at some of the industry’s leading corporate immigration providers. Sergey is a graduate of the Moscow Pedagogical State University with a Bachelor in Linguistics and Cross-Cultural Communication and is pursuing a Master's in Innovation, Leadership, and Management at The University of York. Sergey speaks English and Russian.

Sergey Petrov_lowsqI am pleased to join Newland Chase as we emerge as a supreme global immigration player. Our focus on partnering with clients, our unparalleled knowledge levels of immigration complexities and our commitment to exceptional client service have allowed us to win over clients’ hearts and establish strong and lasting relationships. Joining Newland Chase’s impressive team is such a privilege for me, and I look forward to contributing my vast expertise and knowledge when assisting our clients with the effective management of their immigration programmes.”

- Sergey Petrov, Director of Immigration, EMEA

Sergey is based in Newland Chase’s London office and may be reached at

Amanda Braatoe is now Director of Operations for Newland Chase’s Americas’ hub in Houston, Texas – where she is responsible for service delivery, employee development, and quality control in one of the company’s three regional hubs. Amanda brings almost 20 years’ experience in immigration – with roles from immigration consultant to Director of Training and Director of Operations. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of History, during which time she also studied at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. In addition to English, Amanda speaks German, Norwegian, and Spanish.

Amanda_Braatoe_white“I’m excited to join the Newland Chase team and grateful for the opportunity to use my experience and continue to hone my abilities in driving operational excellence and client service delivery. The Houston hub is already a great operation, and I’m looking forward to what we can accomplish together.”

- Amanda Braatoe, Director of Operations, Americas

Amanda is based in Newland Chase’s Houston, Texas regional service center and can currently be reached at

Mehibe Hill has been promoted to Client Services Director, EMEA where she leads Newland Chase’s European Client Services Team. Mehibe and her team are responsible for ensuring that our clients receive top quality, innovative, and consultative service throughout their engagement with us. Mehibe brings ten years of change management experience running large complex projects in FTSE 100 companies, including compliance implementation of Posted Worker Notifications. She holds an LLB Law degree from University College London, her LPC solicitor’s qualification, and a Master’s degree in Business and Sustainability from Imperial College London.

Mehibe Hill lowsqI am absolutely delighted at the opportunity to shape and drive the direction of Client Services and lead the EMEA team. It’s an exciting time, as Client Services is moving in a direction to support the strategic growth of Newland Chase; focusing on continuously innovating services and ultimately improving the client experience.”

- Mehibe Hill, Client Services Director, EMEA

Mehibe is based in Newland Chase’s London office and can be reached at

Newland Chase, a wholly owned subsidiary of CIBT, is the leading global provider of immigration and visa services for corporations and individuals with over 1,700 expert immigration and visa professionals, attorneys and qualified migration consultants located in over 70 offices in 25 countries. 

With thirty years of experience, CIBT is the primary service provider to 75% of Fortune 500 companies. CIBT offers a comprehensive suite of services under two primary brands: Newland Chase, focused on global immigration strategy and advisory services for corporations worldwide and CIBTvisas, the market leader for business and other travel visa services for corporate and individual clients.