Automotive Fleet
November 8, 2021

Closer Look at the Wheels-Donlen Merger

This special edition of the State of the Fleet Industry series produced by Automotive Fleet interviews Shlomo Crandus, CEO of the newly merged Wheels-Donlen company.

Today's topics include:

  • The leadership philosophy of Shlomo Crandus, the CEO of the newly-merged company, and his short-term goals.
  • Considerations in selecting the senior leadership team of the merged company.
  • New growth opportunities arising from the merged company.


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⏱ Timestamps ⏱
0:00 Introduction
0:42 Shlomo’s Leadership Philosophy & Goals As CEO
2:17 When the Deal with Athene Started
3:03 Does the Frank Family Retain Equity in the Company?
3:38 What Is the New Company?
4:51 Identifying and Selecting Senior Leadership
6:39 The Possibility of Integrating both Systems
7:36 Fleet Industry Buying Power
8:46 Shlomo’s Long-Term Goals and Growth for the New Company
9:51 Who Does Shlomo Report to Now?
10:24 Cross-Selling Opportunities


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