Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for commercial fleet vehicles delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), announced today the addition of Kathleen Finato as Chief Marketing Officer. With more than 20 years of marketing and sales leadership experience with technology companies, Finato will lead corporate branding, marketing and communications activities from the company’s Chicago office.
“Kathleen’s impressive track record of implementing global strategies that align marketing with measurable company growth make her a great addition to senior management,” said Fleetmatics Group CEO Jim Travers. “We value and look forward to her team leadership and proven expertise in capitalizing on the opportunities to extend Fleetmatics’ position as the clear category leader.”
Prior to joining Fleetmatics Group, Finato held the role of Senior Vice President, Marketing and Business Development for conferencing provider InterCall. Previously, she held back-to-back leadership roles at Motorola Mobile Devices, providing leadership in both North American marketing and sales, respectively. She has also held executive roles at GE Money and SBC (now AT&T). Finato earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BS in Communications from Ithaca College.
“Fleetmatics Group is a fast growth SaaS company at the forefront of the GPS fleet intelligence industry,” said Finato. “With a well-established track record of sales and marketing, I’m pleased to join this talented team and contribute to its ongoing success.”About Fleetmatics Group Fleetmatics Group PLC is a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS). Our solutions enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets, and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces, by extracting actionable business intelligence from real-time and historical vehicle and driver behavioral data. Fleetmatics Group's intuitive, cost-effective Web-based solutions provide fleet operators with visibility into vehicle location, fuel usage, speed and mileage, and other insights into their mobile workforce, enabling them to reduce operating and capital costs, as well as increase revenue. Fleetmatics serves more than 19,000 customers, with over 388,000 subscribed vehicles worldwide.