Anselmi Wins Fleet Manager 2002 Award
Jim Anselmi, director of fleet operations and travel for Lorillard Tobacco Company in Greensboro, NC, has won Automotive Fleet’s Fleet Manager 2002 Award. The award was presented April 28, 2002 in Toronto.Finalists for the award were Josie Sharp, manager, fleet and safety for Aventis Pharmaceuticals in Bridgewater, NJ; and Bob Brown, retired manager, vehicle fleet business and operations for Xerox Corp. in Webster, NY.The award was co-sponsored by Wheels Inc. and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association.In the past, a $5,000 scholarship, jointly funded by Automotive Fleet, Wheels Inc., and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association, was given in the winner’s name to an accredited university business school, but Anselmi requested that it be donated to a Port Authority of New York & New Jersey fund to benefit the children of those who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. GE Capital Fleet Services also contributed an additional $5,000 to the fund.Also at the ceremony, Tim Hoffmann, staff vice president of administrative services for 3M in St. Paul, MN, was named the 2002 Fleet Ex-ecutive of the Year. The award was sponsored by Fleet Financials magazine and CEI.