SOURCE: ARI - Automotive Resources International

December 22, 2008 10:52 ET

Automotive Resources International (ARI®) Announces Promotion of Carl Ortell

MT. LAUREL, NJ--(Marketwire - December 22, 2008) - Automotive Resources International (ARI), a leading global fleet solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announces the promotion of Carl Ortell as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

"Mr. Ortell will assume direct responsibility for Operations, Client Relations and Human Resources," noted Bill McKee, ARI president, "In addition, as executive vice president, a position in which he has served since 2006, he will continue to be directly responsible for Finance and Information Systems as well as leadership of ARI's North American Strategy and Global Partnerships."

Mr. Ortell has been with ARI since 1986, serving in a number of positions including senior vice president - finance, controller, operations manager for Special Markets, accounting manager and tax manager. Mr. Ortell continues to serve as president and chairman of the board for Global Fleet Services, Inc. (GFS), the first alliance of international fleet service companies.

About ARI

ARI, a subsidiary of Holman Enterprises based in Mt. Laurel, N.J., is an industry leader and the largest privately-held fleet leasing and management company in the world. As a single-source fleet management leader, ARI customizes innovative solutions that streamline fleet operations, help lower the cost of fleet ownership and create long-term value for customers.

Today, with a workforce numbering more than 1,200 and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Europe, the company manages more than 2,000 outsourced fleets (over 650,000 autos and trucks) in North America and, combined with its strategic partners, more than 2.0 million fleet vehicles globally.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joanne Vencius
    Automotive Resources International
    Phone: 856-778-1500