The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI), a provider of automotive fleet accident, safety and risk management services, has appointed Sean O'Malley as Midwest regional sales manager.

O'Malley comes to CEI after nine years at fleet lessor ARI, where he was a district sales manager.

"Sean's years of experience in the fleet management business gives him keen insight into the needs that fleets have for accident management services that save fleets time and money and safety programs that prevent accidents," said Wayne Smolda, CEI's president and chief executive officer.

O'Malley, a member of the NAFA fleet management association, will be based in Savage, Minn.