LeasePlan USA has hired Bob Barna as its sales vice president of strategic accounts and Steve Arkon as its sales vice president of national accounts. Barna and Arkon will be responsible for generating new business relationships for the company, according to LeasePlan.

Prior to joining LeasePlan, Barna worked as vice president of sales and marketing for a steel distribution company. In this role he focused his sales team on providing specialized service delivery and consultative solutions, according to LeasePlan.

Arkon brings more than 20 years of professional fleet management sales experience to LeasePlan, having previously worked as director, strategic sales with Comdata. LeasePlan stated that Arkon created and coached sales teams in multiple markets.

“Bob and Steve both have the unique ability to work through complex issues and develop creative solutions, customized to specific fleet requirements,” said Brian Barber, senior vice president, sales, for LeasePlan. “By leveraging their strong financial acumen and consultative approach, they will assist new clients achieve their corporate goals. I am very pleased to have these two individuals join the LeasePlan sales' team and look forward to their contribution of delivering high-touch service and our brand promise; ‘it's easier to leaseplan.’”