BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - Bruce MacLaren, Global Auto Program manager for Microsoft, was recently announced as International Fleet Manager of the Year 2010 at the Fleet Europe Awards in Brussels. The event was attended by approximately 450 European fleet professionals.

The International Fleet Manager of the Year Award rewarded the person having most successfully developed an international fleet management strategy and implemented an efficient car policy, leading to an optimized TCO, and taking into account local differences and actual fleet trends.

"The new International Fleet Manager of the Year is a real fleet personality," said Werner Berger of Nestlé, 2009 International Fleet Manager recipient. "This person has successfully created an international fleet program which provides scale and flexibility to meet the growing mobility needs of the company. He has hired and trained an international team made up of experts in the subject. This year's winner has also a clear vision on fleet management KPI's and has introduced a global car policy with a mandatory average CO2 emission limit of 130 g/km per vehicle."

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