MT. LAUREL, N.J. - ARI, Automotive Resources International announced additional changes to its management team.
Bill Kwelty (left) has been appointed to senior vice president and chief quality officer. In this position, Mr. Kwelty will be responsible for all quality issues related to customers and employees, including oversight of Partners in Excellence, the award-winning ARI quality assurance program. In addition, he will direct ARI’s local charitable donations and community involvement and likewise internationally in partnership with our customers. ARI’s longest tenured employee, Mr. Kwelty has been with ARI for more than 40 years and served most recently as senior vice president and chief information officer.
Steve Haindl (right), hired in 2008 as vice president of information technology, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer. Mr. Haindl will now oversee all ARI information technology research, development and information management. Prior to joining ARI, he served as senior vice president and chief technology officer for Commerce Bank.
ARI President Carl Ortell commented, “Bill and Steve’s areas tie directly with our strategic goals for maintaining the industry’s highest level of customer service and the most advanced fleet management systems. Bill’s years in the industry and Steve’s ideas for technology development and application are among ARI’s greatest resources.”
ARI, a part of the Holman Automotive Group, is the fastest growing vehicle fleet management company in North America with a workforce numbering more than 1,750 and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Europe. ARI focuses on complex fleet management solutions and has a high percentage of trucks among the more than 740,000 vehicles it manages in North America. It’s headquartered in Mt. Laurel, N.J.