MT. LAUREL, NJ - ARI, Automotive Resources International, a leading global provider of complex car and truck fleet services, announced that Tony Elliott, director, European sales & consultation for ARI's Strategic Consulting team, will give the keynote address at the Top Management Training conference organized by the Polish magazine, FLEET, on April 14, 2011 in Warsaw, Poland.

Mr. Elliott will discuss "Best Practices and Experience in Managing Fleet in the Western Markets over the Last Five Years."

Conference attendees include top treasury and finance management from Poland, Russia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and other countries in Eastern Europe.  Most operate fleets in more than one country and are moving their fleets into new ways of financing.

"I hope to further the attendees' understanding of the full circle of purchasing needs with the acquisition of business vehicles and highlight not just the value of professional negotiations at the start of the process but also professional follow through as well," said Elliott.

Mr. Elliott, based at ARI's office in Zurich, Switzerland, joined ARI's global strategic consulting team in 2009 and offers expert consultation for multinational companies with a Pan-European or global fleet.  With over 35 years in the vehicle leasing industry, in 2011 he was the first fleet industry professional inducted into the Fleet Europe Hall of Fame, which recognizes fleet industry leaders and pioneers who have significantly contributed to the international fleet management profession.

About ARI

ARI, a part of the Holman Automotive Group, is the fastest growing vehicle fleet management company in North America with a workforce numbering more than 1,750 and offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Europe.  ARI focuses on complex fleet management solutions and has a high percentage of trucks among the more than 740,000 vehicles it manages in North America.  It's headquartered in Mt. Laurel, N.J.