Robert Eckert.

Robert Eckert.

ALPHARETTA, GA – LeasePlan USA said it has appointed Robert Eckert, a 30-year industry veteran, to the position of regional sales vice president, national accounts.

“Robert has the proven track record, industry experience and knowledge of the fleet, finance and services industries that is a welcome asset to the team,” said Brian Barber, senior vice president, sales. “His professional sales experience, fleet management expertise and corporate contacts, will allow him to introduce multiple West coast companies to LeasePlan's premium, high-touch service delivery.”

Eckert began his sales' career with Hertz Corporation's Car and Truck Leasing Division where he staffed and opened sales offices in the Northwest and Rocky Mountain areas as a regional sales manager. Over the years, his career progressed to several executive level sales positions of increasing responsibility at different finance and leasing organizations, according to LeasePlan USA.

Most recently, Eckert spent nine years as an area vice president sales and regional sales manager with Wright Express, covering a 25-state territory.

LeasePlan USA stated that his sales efforts yielded more than 75,000 fuel cards and $400 million-plus in revenue. The company added that he was also awarded the President’s Club by the CEO of Wright Express for outstanding sales achievement.