TORRANCE, CA – Nominations for Automotive Fleet’s 23rd annual 2007 Fleet Manager of the Year award and Fleet Financials’ 7th annual Fleet Executive of the Year award are now open. The Automotive Fleet Professional Fleet Manager of the Year award, co-sponsored by Wheels Inc. and the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA), was created to recognize an experienced and proficient fleet manager who has demonstrated special business acumen in developing and executing key management policies in all areas. Qualified nominees who are full-time fleet managers, control a company-owned or leased fleet in excess of 100 cars and light trucks combined and are recognized nationally among their peers for their unique abilities and accomplishments, are eligible. The Fleet Financials Fleet Executive of the Year award, co-sponsored by CEI, recognizes exceptional leadership by senior executives who have made significant contributions to fleet vehicle management. Fleet managers are encouraged to nominate their senior executive responsible for the company’s fleet budget and policies. A panel of industry judges will evaluate criteria submissions, including cost-saving initiatives, policy setting, creation of innovative programs, and cultivation of fleet manager training and management. Award winners will be announced May 5, 2007, in Houston, in conjunction with the National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) Fleet Management Institute and Law Enforcement Group (FMI-LEG) conference. Send nominations and the nominee’s brief biography to:

Automotive Fleet’s Professional Fleet Manager Award, OR Fleet Financials Fleet Executive Award
3520 Challenger St.
Torrance, CA 90503

Or, fax: (310) 533-2503, or e-mail: Nominations will be accepted until Jan. 31, 2007.

Originally posted on Fleet Financials