LeasePlan USA has hired George Hodge as its client relations regional sales vice president.

Hodge brings more than 18 years of professional fleet management experience to LeasePlan.

In this newly created position for the northeast region, he will be strategically guiding fleets to reduce costs and create efficiencies for a portfolio of accounts.

Hodge began his career at ARI in 1997 as a stock purchase specialist before moving into client relations in 2001. There he held numerous leadership positions where he created and maintained collaborative relationships with clients, recommending and implementing process improvements to increase productivity.