June 8-10, 2021
Megan Allen is a published author in transportation and fleet publications. She leads the electric vehicle solutions engineering team at Geotab, where they support over 30,000 customers to help navigate the transition to fleet electrification in the industry. Megan has a chemical engineering degree from University of Waterloo.
Mr. João Alberto Mazoni Andrade is the Managing Director in Localiza Fleet Solutions, in where he joined in 2004. He is graduated in Business Administration at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Minas Gerais Federal University) in 1989, MBA at the University of Texas in Austin, (1998 to 2000), and has participated, in 2012, in a management program in Kellogg School of Business. Mr. Andrade began his career as an entrepreneur, as Director Partner in two companies. In 2000 he has joined Roland Berger Strategy Consultants where he has worked on several projects, especially in the automotive industry and financial services. He has begun in Localiza Fleet Solutions as Regional Sales Director, then Operations Director, and now occupies the Managing Director position.
Mike Antich is executive editor and associate publisher for Automotive Fleet Magazine. Mike has been involved in the fleet industry for more than 25 years, writing and editing more than 5,000 articles on fleet management, in addition to his active membership in industry associations, including the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA), NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA), and the International Automotive Remarketers Alliance (IARA). Mike is a past AFLA president, a 15-year member of the NAFA Foundation Board of Directors, and long-time member of the NAFA Affiliates Committee. He was chairman of the IARA industry task force that developed the first-ever Certified Automotive Remarketers (CAR) program and has served 10 years on the IARA Board of Directors.
Rusty began his career with Shell in 1987 in the Retail Fuels organization. Over the past 32 years he has gained extensive experience selling Shell’s Fuel and Lubricants. His previous role was Marketing Vice President for Lubricants North America, where he was responsible for some of the largest lubricants brands in the US. In 2017, Rusty became the Vice President and General Manager of Shell’s Fleet Solutions business for the Americas. This includes the development and growth of the Commercial Fleet Card & Fuel Business in North America, covering the US and Canada, as well as emerging markets like Mexico.
Kent Bjertrup joined ALD Automotive back in 1998 in Denmark. In 2005 he opened ALD Automotive in Lithuania, and in 2009 he was appointed Managing Director of the three Baltic countries. In 2010 he moved on to become Managing Director of ALD Automotive Russia and in 2012 he was additionally appointed Regional Director for ALD Automotive’s activities in the North East European Region. In 2016 he moved on to ALD Automotive’s HQ in Paris to become Group Chief Commercial Officer, while he one and a half year later moved on to strengthen ALD’s presence in Latin America with direct presence in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru & Colombia.
Klaus Böeckers is a certified project management expert in the field of global programs. After getting his degree in computer science he developed his expertise and passion in the field of global programs in different roles within Ericsson, a world leader in telecommunications. In 2015 he joined Geotab and continued his work in global deployments.
Mr. Jaime Bringas is the Fleet Manager in TEVA Pharmaceuticals Mexico. He´s graduated in Business Administration at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in 2003. Mr. Bringas has been worked in the fleet area for 14 years, in a different kind of companies, just like Grupo Salinas and Bayer. In his current role as Fleet Manager for TEVA, has been worked in a different initiatives to reduce the car crash occurrence (EHS), increase the service level, and the last goal was move the TEVA sales force cars to hybrid technology to reduce CO2 emissions. In parallel, currently he is in charge of Mexican Fleet Managers group that has the principal goal share best practices.
Reggie Cabal is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of ORIX Australia and New Zealand. Since 2015 he has steered both regions, with ORIX Australia being one of the largest commercial finance and leasing providers in Australia – most recently recognised as one of the AFR BOSS Most Innovative Companies for 2017 and 2018. With over 25 years’ experience in the financial services and technology sector in Australia and in Silicon Valley, Reggie is driven by the current opportunities in the evolving market space. He is focused on ORIX Australia and New Zealand embracing rather than resisting new technologies, so they can provide competitive and evolved client-centric products and services. Just as we’ve seen other industries embrace and grow from new technologies, Reggie is future-focused and excited to be a leader in the changing landscape of the automotive industry.
Sherry Calkins has been involved in the Fleet and Automotive industry for the last 21 years, working both nationally and globally. The first 12 years of her career began as a Fleet Administrator working in both government and corporate fleets, overseeing the entire fleet operations, ranging from acquisition, leasing, remarketing, maintenance facility's, fueling, alternative fuels, safety, and partnering with various vendors.
Victor Campuzano is the Marketing and Sales Director in Ariza. He joined Ariza in 2003 and his vast experience relays in Sales, product development, Operations and client relations. His passion is to apply more than 21 years of experience in the Mexican fleet market to develop business strategy and products and to educate the market creating a positive impact in the operations and results of Ariza´s Clients as well as in the marketplace. Victor is directly responsible for the solid and constant growth of Ariza in the last 16 years. Victor has participated in different conferences within US and Europe in order to explain the trends of the fleet market in Mexico. Víctor holds a bachelor´s degree in finance, an MBA from IPADE Business School, and has participated in Executive management programs in Wharton Pennsylvania and in Kellogg School of Business.
For eleven years Tim developed products for General Motors Fleet & Commercial Operations. As the voice of the customer he developed products that were used as work tools to make your businesses better and have advanced technology for the regular retail customer. He wrote the requirements to connect OnStar to the Electronic Control Module to feed vehicle health data back to a web-server and then onto a Smartphone. He wrote the requirements to use Bluetooth to make "Hands Free Calling" a reality. One of the last developments before leaving General Motors was to put WiFi in the Cadillacs and Chevrolets. Today Tim concentrates his efforts on automated vehicles and connecting business leaders.
Jason has established his own esteemed career in sales and marketing, using that experience to grow ARI beyond the United Kingdom and into a global brand. He came to ARI in 2013 after an expansive career in fleet and automotive. Jason started in the banking industry, holding executive titles at First National Bank and Lloyds Bank before he joined GE Capital as a regional sales manager. He moved on to work for ALD Automotive as their business development manager and then onto Venison Automotive Solutions Ltd as the head of client management. Jason helped launch a new business team as national sales manager for BT Fleet, serving in that position until coming to ARI.
Sheryl Connelly has served as Ford Motor Company’s futurist for more than a decade. She is responsible for identifying global trends, exploring potential implications and cascading these insights on futuring to organizations throughout the company, including design, product development and corporate strategy. She is a member of the Global Advisory Council on transportation for the World Economic Forum. Fast Company magazine named her one of the Most Creative People in Business in 2013 and 2015. Connelly has been a featured speaker at TED Global, appeared on CBS This Morning, CNBC’s Fast Money and NPR’s All Things Considered with Robert Siegel. Before working for Ford, she practiced law. In addition to a juris doctorate, Connelly holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s in business administration. When her schedule permits, she teaches design research at Center for Creative Studies in Detroit.
Pedro Conte is Content Coordinator at the PARAR Institute, the largest association for fleet managers in Latin America, and is also a Board Member at the NAFA Foundation. Pedro holds two Master’s Degree in Business Administration and in Marketing Management and has leaded the development of the PGF Certification Program for Fleet Managers.
Moran David is Mobileye’s General Manager in North America. Moran has spent the last 20 years as an entrepreneur and a consultant, specializing in travel, retail, consumer products, B2B and e-commerce. Prior to working at Mobileye, Moran was a senior consultant at E-commerce Partners, leading and creating innovative marketing strategies for companies such as Stage Store, White + Warren and Surfstitch. Moran has vast experience working with retailers, B2B and service companies on strategy, finance, growth channels, innovation and infrastructure planning. He was also the COO and Co-founder of Boom Sushi in NY, the CEO of Sabon USA, and the Co-founder of Nature Adventure in Chile.
Ricardo de Bolle has over 20 years’ experience in Full Service Lease and Logistic Services domain. Maximizing customer relationship, business consulting, strategic planning and cross selling, exercised a key role in the implementation and development of Arval in Brazil allowing solid and constant growth. He is an experienced Commercial Director and as from a couple of years is responsible for the Element-Arval Global alliance development in LATAM; he is fluent in Portuguese, French, English and Spanish.
Peter Derks is Chief Commercial Officer on the management board of Athlon Car Lease International. After a 30-year career at Daimler, most recently as Director Global Sales and Marketing, Peter moved back to his native country of the Netherlands and took the role at Athlon, a daughter company of Daimler. With his extensive experience in the automotive industry, Peter knows the ins and outs of car leasing and more importantly what is important to Athlon's customers and drivers.
Pim is responsible for managing all Ground Transportation at Royal Philips including a global fleet of 12.000 vehicles. Since 2012 he is managing the global fleet where he introduced a global fleet policy, run multiple fleet cost optimization programs, set up a peer network group of International Fleet Experts and ever since he is a jury member of the International Fleet Industry Award. As of 2017, Pim is managing a multimodal mobility program with a mission to create opportunities for more flexible, sustainable and cost-efficient mobility solutions. In this role his strategic focus is on further optimizing total cost of mobility with end-to-end integrated solutions.
Part of the fleet "family" since 2004, Heidi has been working with international organizations for the past 13 years to build global partnerships & multinational fleet solutions. Heidi played a pivitol role in developing the Element-Arval Global Alliance and served as Senior Vice President of LeasePlan International. Currently, Heidi is Global Account Manager at Geotab where she is assisting international companies deploy connectivity strategies across multiple countries and regions.
Dmochowsky is responsible for overseeing Mondelēz International 10,500 Global Fleet. Amongst his most notable achievements when comparing the 2016 total global fleet spend results against 2015 Dmochowsky had a spend reduction of 21%. This reduction was a combination of: a change in the global vehicle selection process, policy implementation, continuous savings initiative and TCO reduction. Additionally, Dmochowsky currently serves on the GM Global Commercial Sounding Board. He served as AFLA president from 2013 to 2014. In 2017 John was named the 2017 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year.
Stuart Mobility Donnelly has dedicated his career to bringing positive disruption to the mobility eco system. Today it is all about how flexibility combined with digitalization and the concept of mobility as a service (MaaS) can bring change to how we manage our corporate travel and mobility programs. Alongside his curiosity and ambition for how to develop and bring change to the mobility ecosystem, by day and night, Donnelly can be found dressed in the iconic Sixt Orange posting photos and vlogs since assuming his responsibilities for Group Sales at Sixt in Jan 2018 covering all sales channels for Europe and the US. Prior to that Donnelly spent the last decade working with Fortune 500 companies globally to professionalize and optimize their global car fleet programs.
With more than 20 years’ industry experience, Matt Dyer is responsible for leading LeasePlan USA in its strategic endeavors and further promoting the strong focus on optimizing the client experience. Prior to joining LeasePlan USA in 2019, Matt led strategic initiatives that put the customer first during his 5-year tenure as managing director at LeasePlan UK. He played a key role in developing the company’s innovation strategy and oversaw the successful launch of CarNext.com, a pan-European marketplace for high-quality used cars in the UK. Matt has fulfilled several senior positions for LeasePlan, including commercial director and managing director of LeasePlan International. He has a strong record in delivering commercial growth and strategic change and has a significant track record in global business. Prior to joining LeasePlan in 1996, Matt held management roles at Mobil Oil in both sales and procurement and has also worked for Hewlett Packard.
Patti Earley, CAFM® has worked in various capacities in fleet management for over 30 years. She managed the Transportation Department at South Dakota State University, held the post of Deputy State Director of Fleet and Travel Management for the State of South Dakota and is currently the Fleet Fuel Operations Specialist for Florida Power and Light. Patti is an active member of NAFA Fleet Management Association and is currently serving as President of the organization. She also serves as an Ambassador for the National Biodiesel Board and is an appointed member of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Route Working Group.
Tenure with Safelite of 14 years, 12 years in Fleet . Erin has been responsible for national fleet operations for more than 8200 vehicles with an annual budget of over $80M. Fleet operations responsibilities include fleet department associate management and development, process review and reform, contract negotiation, supplier relations and performance management, budgeting and P&L management, vehicle specification/ selection/procurement/up-fitting, national maintenance management, national fuel program, sustainability and environmental initiatives, acquisition and integration activities.
Regina joined LeasePlan in April 2014, in the role of LPMX HR Director. Since then, Regina has played a pivotal role in LPMX becoming the only company to receive the highest-level gold certificate for diversity from the Mexican government. As such, LPMX received an invitation from the Mexican president to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day. In January 2017, Regina became Commercial Director for LPMX, and has been responsible for 30% YTD growth. Regina studied Organizational Psychology at Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey and has an MBA.
Eduardo Granda is the Associate Vice President, Latin America and Caribbean, responsible for the Value Added Resellers (VAR) Channel at Geotab, where he joined in 2013. Graduated from Universidad del Pacifico in Lima, Peru, has a both a BSc Honours and a Professional Degree in Business Administration, as well as an MBA. Attended Marketing and E-Business Seminars at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, as well as The Global Manager at Florida International University and is a Certified Spanish-English Community Interpreter. Prior to Geotab, he held several international leadership roles in the areas of Medical Imaging, Telecommunications and IT.
Miray Halavurt is Manager Global Sourcing Car Fleet and Finance at Mondelez International. She has engineering background. She holds MBA degree and Integrated Lean Six Sigma Black Belt as well. She has solid business experience – 5 years in Procurement and 8 years in Manufacturing; 10 years on a managerial position. Miray leads Company Cars and Financial Services Cost Packages globally. In this role she manages the sourcing process for more than 10.000 cars. She also works actively on implementation of Strategic Relationship Management Program with key suppliers that enables both parties to grow together. She had developed regional and global based sourcing strategies including upstream sourcing and concluded many highly appreciated sourcing events.
Jennifer oversees company operations, including strategic planning, business development, data analytics and communications. Prior to Nauto, Jennifer spent nearly a decade at Google/Alphabet, including leading business operations for Waymo. Previously, she was a project leader at Boston Consulting Group, spent time in investment banking, and received a B.S. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley.
Ferenc (Feri) has an overall 11 years of industry experience in procurement, he joined IBM in 2010. Supported and led transformation projects throughout his career and has a broad supply chain T-Shape skill set. He became team leader for EMEA for the Travel Sourcing team in 2014, became EMEA Auto Lease category lead in 2015. In 2016 Auto Rental and Ground Transportation has been added to his scope, while at the end of 2017 he became Global sourcing leader for the same categories. He has extensive knowledge in this area, since he has been working with fleets throughout his entire career and keen on holding educations/training to share his expertise.
Paul is a recognized industry figure, panelist and presenter at various conferences and seminars across the globe. He is widely regarded as an expert in MaaS/Big Data solutions and managing business to reach the peak of their potential. He has had a diverse career, having had senior board roles within retail, OEM, Leasing, Fleet Management, fuel, mobility and technology businesses. Paul has dedicated the last 15 years to the corporate fleet market. His current roles support training and development of the next generation of leaders within the UK fleet industry (ICFM), while his role at TMC pushes the global market boundaries within the mobility and big data sector.
Jania Fleet Mobility provides fleet management and consulting in the CEE Region (central Eastern European). Jania is CEE Partner fleetcompetence Group, with 12 years of Fleet Management experience (LG, KOFOLA - FMCG sector), fleet management company HPI Fleet & Mobility, and Fleet Mobility. He is an experienced international Fleet Management expert responsible for fleet management in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia: 1,500 cars – tenders in 3 countries (OEM, leasing companies) and is a Lecturer in Kozminski University in Warsaw on Fleet Management and Fleet Mobility.
Tobias Kern has a long-standing history in the automotive industry for more than 15 years. He held international positions at a vehicle manufacturer, fleet management providers and consulting companies. Additionally, Tobias Kern is lecturer at the University of Sankt Gallen for fleet and mobility management. In his role as Managing Partner he is in charge of leading and expanding the global consulting business on fleet and mobility within the fleetcompetence Group.
Fleet specialist with more than 6 years of experience in the automotive and pharmaceutical industry. Wide experience in negotiations, bidding processes, process development and inventory control. Kibilds strengths and adapting with ease to different scenarios obtained through having lived in 5 different countries, provides a results oriented in crisis or under pressure situations and expansive team work.
With over 15 years of fleet management experience, John Korte is currently responsible for leading Donlen’s Emerging Fleet and Mobility offering. He leads the generation of innovative fleet management solutions for the Emerging Fleet space, which includes on-demand mobility, last-mile delivery and autonomous vehicle developers. Additionally, John ensures that mobility solutions can be implemented across all Donlen clients. Prior to Donlen, John held positions at US Bank, TCF and GE Capital over a 25+ year career.
Sergio holds a degree in Business Administration from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, has extensive experience in Brazil, where he has been working and living since 2007, always managing Commercial teams. He served 8 years as the Commercial Director of the Societe General Consumer Finance entity, then as a Commercial Director to ALD Brazil in 2015. In January 2018 Sergio assumed a new role within ALD Automotive, being responsible of the Commercial Coordination in the LATAM region, with the main objective of providing a homogeneous offer of mobility solutions in all the 12 countries where ALD+WHEELS Alliance is present.
Andy Leeden is the Global Fleet Category Manager for AstraZeneca. Working in global procurement he leads the global fleet strategy for 19,000 company cars across more than 70 countries. AstraZeneca’s commitment to Green Fleet and Mobility is part of its environmental protection sustainability priority. Andy was recognised by Fleet Europe in 2016 with International Fleet Manager of the Year Award (Large Fleet) for his success in developing a global strategy, implementing common fleet standards, TCO optimisation, simplification and standardisation of processes and outsourcing.
David Madrigal is Executive Vice President, Mexico. Madrigal is responsible for all of Element’s functions and operations in Mexico, including customer relations, business strategy and product development. Madrigal has been in fleet management and commercial finance for nearly 20 years and has led Element’s Mexican business since 2015. His experience spans sales, risk, marketing, operations, project management and business development. Throughout his career, he has achieved a successful record of generating revenues, increasing market penetration, reducing costs and improving business performance. Madrigal holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana and an MBA from Universidad Panamericana IPADE Business School.
Sabina Martin is a Solutions Engineer, Team Lead at Geotab where she supports key global accounts on technical and big data projects and provides expertise on telematics and fleet management. With a degree in Biomedical Engineering, plus experience in data science and server operations/reliability, Sabina’s work is focused on strategic global opportunities, supporting success from a technical perspective. Sabina is a passionate advocate for STEM, promoting education and engagement through community participation. She was a speaker at Geotab Connect 2018 and is a content contributor to the Geotab Blog.
Business Consultant with 25 years’ experience in asset leasing, rental, fleet support, rideshare & vehicle telematics sectors, working with global brands like Hertz, Northgate, Geotab and Splend. Currently Fleet/Telematics Lead & UK Country Manager for Splend. Splend enables people to make money by driving for on-demand apps. Drivers choose Splend not just for our great selection of cars, but for the training, analytics and community that empower them to become more profitable, safer, and fulfilled. In addition, we handle all of the necessary financing, insurance and maintenance, so that they can focus on earning an income. Founded in 2015, Splend now has a strong presence in ten cities across five countries around the world.
Marc A. Odinius (50) is the CEO of Dataforce GmbH – an automotive market research agency headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. Founded in 1997, Dataforce has paved its way for success by first cooperating with the German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) before expanding it sources into further markets to become one of the leading international data providers. As one of the founding team members and now as CEO, Mr. Odinius is leading Dataforce to fulfil its mission – improving automotive market transparency. As a visionary, he has pioneered in fleet analysis, designing data products that have revolutionised automotive market research. He has been responsible for national and international business development, played an active role in product development and now as CEO will continue to drive forward the future of the Dataforce business. Mr. Odinius is a renowned expert who actively supports automotive market players in strategic decision-making. Marc A. Odinius graduated with a master’s degree with honours in cultural studies from Lüneburg University.
After fleet industry roles in remarketing, fleet management, and sales with U.S. Bank and General Electric, Adam became the fleet manager of General Mills in 2015. Adam manages a fleet of 1,600 vehicles in North America and is currently working on the General Mills global presence in Europe and Latin America. In addition to his membership in NAFA and AFLA, he serves on the Commercial Sounding Board for General Motors. Adam was recognized with a 2017 Fleet Visionary Award, a 2018 NAFA Flexy Award, and was recently nominated for 2018 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year.
Murray has 23 years' experience with the Eqstra Group and was responsible for the implementation of the first government contract for the provision of a total fleet outsource solution, where he served as director overseeing the RTG business unit. Murray currently holds the position of Chief Operating Officer for Eqstra Fleet Management (Eqstra) He is a board member of Omatemba Fleet Services in Namibia and Eqstra’s black economic empowerment affiliate, Amasondo Fleet Services, a business that is fast growing into a substantial presence in the black-owned fleet management arena. Murray completed his MBA with Henley Business School in 2017.
Kevin’s strengths are his ability to identify opportunities, then build and execute plans for supporting our North American customers. Kevin joined ARI in 2013 as manager of Client Administration, a branch of our Client Relations area. Over the next four years, Kevin continually assumed greater responsibility for Client Relations. His leadership roles included North American Billing and Implementation as well as leading our Performance Excellence and Canadian Account Management teams. In 2017, Kevin was promoted to vice president, North American Fleet Management. In this role, Kevin has been instrumental in enhancing the areas of Accident Management, Driver Services, and Truck Account Administration. Before coming to ARI, Kevin held leadership roles for Enterprise, Cintas and Avis Budget Group. Kevin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business, finance and economics from Mount Saint Mary’s College.
Vin started his Career with Kraft Foods and moved over to Mondelez when the companies split in late 2012. Vin spent the majority of career moving up the Finance ranks within Kraft/Nabisco with approx. 20 different positions within corporate and Category Finance. The decision to join Mondelez Sales Operations and lead the North American Sales Fleet was an easy one. Vin quickly dove in to all aspects of Fleet Management, and has demonstrated a true passion for this industry and the great people that has help make it truly interesting. Vin also enjoys speaking to other Fleet professionals and knows with their experience, building and maintaining a “Best in Class” Fleet is within reach.
Fabio joined Geotab in Sept 2018 and has been In Telematics since 2014 (Octo Telematics previously), leading the Fleet, Leasing & Renting division. He began as a System Engineer & Developer for IBM, was the IT Director for Saol/TTGroup Repair/Maintenance/Tyres service company with 20+ years CIO experience in multinational leasing companies. He has worked for Dial Barclays Bank Group, Leasys & Savarent Fiat Auto, Leaseplan Italy and member of the Leaseplan ICT Group. He has +6 years Business Information Mgmt Director, +6 years Business Process Director, +4 years Customer Excellence Director (Fleet Managers & Drivers). He holds Certification in: Oracle, Microsoft C, Black Belt 6Sigma, ITILV3, Prince2; in addition to +5 years Telematics Fleet Experience. Growth by 4x volumes.
Karolina Carneiro Sassioti represents Mondelēz procurement in Latin America and has been responsible for MDLZ Global Fleet since 2015. Her background includes global strategy fleet implementation in Mexico, Brazil, Peru, in a scale of more than 2,000 vehicles Procurement professional with + 9 yrs of experience background in sourcing strategy, supplier relationship management, negotiation and project manager. She has worked in difference initiatives to reduce the TCO, fuel consumption and focus on continuous projects. Her current challenge is to introduce disruptive innovation in mobility as well sustainability, as part of fleet management culture.
Henning’s success can be tied to his ability to think big: He turns big data and in-depth analysis into cost-savings measures that drive value to our customers. Henning joined ARI in 2014 as the director of strategic accounts and supply chain management for Europe. He was named the director of European sales— replacing Majk Strike who took over as managing director of European operations— in September 2015. Henning came to ARI with 15 years in the fleet industry, including time as lead sales support with GE Auto Service Leasing GMBH and the sales manager for key accounts with Athlon Car Lease Germany. He has a bachelor’s degree in general management and strategic marketing and a graduate degree in economics and business management from the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany.
Greg Scott is President of Merevir Consulting, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm. Greg is an attorney and lobbyist with over 35 years of experience representing clients and trade associations before Congress and the federal administrative agencies. Arising from his representation of the American Car Rental Association, Geotab, Inc., and Recall Masters, Inc., Greg founded and is Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Vehicle Data Access (GAVDA) in 2018. GAVDA is dedicated to preserving the rights of vehicle owners to access and control the data generated by their vehicles.
Pascal is a recognized expert in mobility area, having been elected in the Fleet Europe “hall of fame” in 2013 for his contributions to the fleet management and vehicle lease industry. From 2002 to 2017, he was deputy CEO of ALD SA. In April 2017 he created Moby-D. He has joined Nexus communication’s board in May 2017,and chaired the advisory board for Latam Fleet. He is also CEO of Autofacets France. Pascal is a graduate from HEC (Hautes Etudes Commerciales-1975) and holds a PhD in Economics from Paris VIII University (1986). Pascal speaks 4 languages: English, French, Spanish and Italian.
Member of the Global Fleet Advisory Board Latin America. Board Member Element Arval Global Alliance. Presidente Argentine Fleet Management Association and Consultative partner of Argentina Car Manufacturers Association. Presidente Awto Car Sharing Argentina and Director Arg Leasing Association. Former Director of Toyota Finance Division and Vice President HSBC Bank USA (NYC). MBA Degree at CEMA University.
Scott Thorpe is General Manager for Fleet Business Development of ORIX Australia Corporation Limited. He brings over 20 years' industry experience to the position and is responsible for strategy, operations and development opportunities to one of the largest leasing providers in Australia – most recently recognized as one of the AFR BOSS Most Innovative Companies for 2017 and 2018. Scott has overseen the growth of ORIX Australia's fleet business and is helping corporate customers adapt to the ever changing and evolving Fleet industry.
Johan started his consulting company mid-2014 where the main Automotive projects circle around Fleet operations, Remarketing, Total Cost of Ownership and Residual Value. He brings more than 30 years' experience in the automotive sector to the table and is also member of the European Car Remarketing Association. In his previous function, Johan was Director Fleet, Remarketing & Dealer Network at Toyota Motor Europe, responsible for development in 54 countries – a job which he built from scratch in 2002. Before 2002, Johan held various positions in Sales & Marketing with Opel, Peugeot & Mercedes
Combining her passion for learning, employee development and discovering solutions, Stephanie leads a highly-skilled sales and solutions engineering team to success, helping to accelerate Geotab’s strategic growth to more than 1.4 million subscribers and counting. Bringing over 20 years of advanced consulting, training, purchasing and management experience, Stephanie understands customer needs, providing them with superior support to drive their profitability.
David is the European Fleet Manager for Mondelez. He manages a fleet of 4500 vehicles across 33 countries. Since 2016, David has implemented new policies in each market; generated transparency on fleet processes, inventory and total costs; worked on global strategies; and supported the day-to-day operations in countries. David’s focus is on extending geographical coverage to new markets in central Asia; continuous refinement of policies and processes; and bringing the learnings from the past 2 years for the next strategic development. He serves on various advisory boards and is passionate about creating a sustainable future for company mobility.
Bob Zimmer brings 34 Years of Fleet Experience. Bob’s current role is Supply Chain Fleet Technology Senior Manager; he leads Fleet technology strategy for PepsiCo Beverages and Foods North America, including Reporting, Data Analytics, Marshalling and Presentation, Enterprise Asset Management, Technician Diagnostics, Fleet mobile applications and Global Fleet Telematics. He is a graduate of Lincoln Technical College and Triton College and holds a degree of Applied Science in Automotive Technology. Bob holds six current A.S.E. Master Certifications. His name can be found in the Automotive Hall of Fame Library, Dearborn, MI as one of 1800 A.S.E. World Class Technicians worldwide.