ARI and Holman Enterprise have announced executive appointments.
Bob White has been appointed President of ARI. A 30 year ARI veteran, White has held a series of leadership positions, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for ARI global operations including Canada, US, Germany UK and Mexico.
“It’s an honor to lead an organization which is known throughout the fleet industry for a relentless commitment to service, coupled with leading edge technology,” said White. “With the support of an incredibly talented team, we’re going to build on these successes to continue to drive value from our customers’ fleet operations.”
White assumes the role previously held by Chris Conroy. Conroy will now focus on the role of President and CEO of Holman Business Services, a group which includes ARI, Auto Truck Group and the company’s OEM parts and components provider, Holman Parts Distribution.
“Bob’s leadership has been instrumental in helping ARI grow from a mid-market position to become a global leader in providing fleet services and technology,” said Conroy. “I know he and his team will be critical in advancing our strategy and goal of providing an integrated offering of products and services to the fleet market.”
Rick Tousaw, most recently head of ARI Canadian Operations has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, responsible for new business development and client relations globally. Geoff Seely, recently named General Manager for Canada, will now head ARI’s Canadian leadership group.
Mark Bryan take on the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, he will lead ARI’s fleet management, supply chain, and product management teams globally. He has been with ARI since 2007 and was most recently Senior Vice President of European operations.
Gernot Leinenbach has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Holman Business Services. Leinenbach will oversee finance and strategy initiatives for ARI, Auto Truck Group, and Holman Parts Distribution. He has been with ARI since 2016 as Group CFO and Senior Vice President of Finance.