LeasePlan USA has hired Mike Zalas as its vice president of sales for national accounts in the fleet management company's north central region, LeasePlan has announced.

The north central region includes the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

Zalas brings more than 12 year of sale experience to the role, including 10 years in the fleet management industry. In his most recent role, he served as director of business development where he "created customized fleet management solutions  tailored to his clients' specific fleet needs," according to a LeasePlan release.

Zalas currently serves on the Board of Directors as the program committee chair for the Chicago chapter of NAFA Fleet Management Association.