SPARKS, MD – PHH Arval has named Michael Klingensmith as its Vice President, Sales and New Business Development.

Klingensmith was most recently Director of U.S. Sales for Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company. He has more than 20 years of experience in sales, account management, and new business implementation, including with General Electric Commercial Finance as a Vice President of New Business Development for its North American Truck Services division.

“Mike brings a strong track record of driving growth and building client relationships,” said Erika Craven, Senior Vice President, Sales, PHH Arval. “His familiarity with the unique aspects of the fleet industry make him an ideal candidate for this role.”

Klingensmith has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Psychology with minors in Spanish and Communications from Florida State University, and he has earned Six Sigma certification, according to PHH Arval.