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ARI Names Fierro and Zavitz as District Sales Managers

August 06, 2009 - Press Release

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI) announced the appointment of Dan Fierro in its Western Regional Office and Robert (Robb) Zavitz in its North Central Regional Office.

Each will be responsible for existing account relationship management, prospecting and new business development for their respective sales regions. Fierro, working out of Irvine, Calif., will report to Karen Wallace, area sales manager, and Zavitz, in Minnesota, will report to Mark LeGrand, area sales manager. 


Fierro joins ARI with 20 years of leasing and fleet experience from Donlen Corporation and prior to that, GE Capital Fleet Services, Scully NationaLease, and Ryder Systems. He has experience as a top-performing sales manager includes work with medium and heavy-duty trucks and equipment. Fierro earned a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University Los Angeles. 


Zavitz joins ARI as a successful sales executive from Polaris Industries, where he held sales and product management roles, and GE Capital Fleet Services, where he completed a two-year leadership development program and led the development of their customer-facing web applications. Zavitz earned a BA in Management from St. John's University and is an active volunteer for community and youth organizations including the United Way and Habitat for Humanity.

Gene Welsh, ARI's vice president of sales noted, "The combined fleet and leadership experience that these two gentlemen offer will contribute significantly to ARI's continued success.  We are happy to have them as part of our team."


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