MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), a global fleet solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced the promotion of Tim McHugh to vice president of client relations. In his new role, McHugh (shown right) will oversee ARI's client relations, implementation, and billing departments.

"During the past two years, Tim has guided his team in our client retention effort, a major initiative that supports our strategic plan," noted Frank Cardile, ARI senior vice president of operations.

McHugh joined ARI in 1989 as a participant in its management trainee program. He has held positions in various departments in his 20 years at ARI that include licensing & compliance, vehicle remarketing, and fleet administration. In 1999, McHugh was promoted to assistant manager of fleet administration, then became manager of Client Support Services in 2001, and was later named director of Client Relations in 2004 prior to this latest promotion.

McHugh is a graduate of St. Joseph's University with a bachelor's degree in Management.