MT. LAUREL, NJ - ARI Financial Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Automotive Resources International (ARI), a leading global fleet solutions provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, welcomes Chris Hurren as Vice President Finance and Accounting.
Hurren comes to ARI from BMW Group Canada where he served first as treasurer and director of tax and then as corporate controller over the past seven years. Prior to BMW, Chris worked at General Motors of Canada as a senior treasury analyst and financial analyst. He commenced his accounting career with KPMG and served as an audit manager.
Hurren received his Masters of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario. Chris is designated as a Chartered Accountant (CA) and as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
"Chris brings 10 years of automotive and financial experience to ARI," says ARI Senior Vice President of Finance, Brian Bates. "His extensive understanding of these two components compliments our business strategy our business strategy and our committed investment in our growing Canadian Operations."
ARI, a subsidiary of Holman Enterprises based in Mt. Laurel, N.J., is an industry leader and the largest privately-held fleet leasing and management company in the world. As a single-source fleet management leader, ARI customizes innovative solutions that streamline fleet operations, help lower the cost of fleet ownership and create long-term value for customers.
Today, with a workforce numbering more than 1,400 and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Europe, the company manages more than 2,000 outsourced fleets (over 675,000 autos and trucks) in North America and, combined with its strategic partners, more than 2.0 million fleet vehicles globally.