(from upper left to right) Bensel, Denmyer, Latzko, and Villella

(from upper left to right) Bensel, Denmyer, Latzko, and Villella

The CEI Group has promoted four individuals to vice president who have been "major contributors to the success that both CEI and Element have realized over the past few years," according to the company.

The four executives bring to their new roles "rich experience that will help CEI going forward as the global leader in accident management and driver safety programs."

The four include Eliot Bensel as vice president of account cevelopment; Randy Denmyer as vice president of accident management services; Ken Latzko as vice president of sales and marketing; and Chris Villella as vice president of strategic relationship management.

Bensel most recently served as vice president of technical sales and advisory services for Element Fleet Management. He was responsible for analytical consultation in support of risk, safety, and accident management programs.

Over the course of a 25-year career at CEI and Element, he has led the accident management, safety, driver records and fleet administration operations.

Denmyer began his career with the company in 2002 in vehicle accident services. He assumed several management roles beginning in 2009 with responsibility for repair management, supplier network and quality, and accident management delivery in the Sparks operating center.

Latzko leads CEI's sales, marketing, and sales support teams. He joined CEI in 2004 and served in a variety of positions with increasing responsibility in operations, sales support, communications, and sales.

His experience includes operations troubleshooting and customer service for large accounts in the U.S. and Europe, strategic planning, and directing CEI's growth in all fleet markets.

Villella is responsible for strategic consulting and implementation activities for all of CEI's accounts, and business development of accounts in special markets.

He joined CEI in 1989 as a subrogation specialist and advanced to senior manager in loss recovery and insurance services in 2005, a position he held until being named senior director of account Management in 2015.