Industry expert Sandeep Kar joins Fleet Complete as chief strategy officer

Sandeep Kar, a noted industry expert and frequent keynote speaker at industry events and resource for leading industry publications, has joined Fleet Complete as its chief strategy officer.

Kar will lead Fleet Complete’s global blueprint as it looks to build upon its 250,000 subscribers across North America, Europe and Australia.

“Well-known in the industry’s C-Suite circles as a thought leader, driving clarity in strategic thinking, Sandeep Kar brings unparalleled expertise and experience in propelling growth in a commercial vehicle ecosystem,” Fleet Complete said in a press release.

“I am very pleased to welcome Sandeep Kar to our core,” said Tony Lourakis, CEO of Fleet Complete. “He is a proven thought leader with a tremendous breadth of industry experience, global perspective and demonstrated success in driving global strategy. He will help take Fleet Complete’s international prominence goals to the next level.”

Kar specializes in advanced connected truck technologies and associated business models, and previously as global vice president at Frost & Sullivan, heading the research for the organization’s automotive and transportation practice and redefining strategic paradigms around products, platforms, processes, and personnel.

In his new role, Kar will lead Fleet Complete’s corporate strategy as the organization focuses on dynamic and sustainable growth, driven by a combination of state-of-the-art IoT technologies, value-driven econometrics, mobile resource management applications, and penetration of developed and emerging markets. Guided by his vision, the company will be broadening its reach to lead the global commercial vehicle space and develop new technology standards in the industry.

“Digitization is bringing tectonic changes to all corners of the global commercial vehicle industry,” said Kar. “Fleet Complete’s growth has been fueled by exemplary customer focus and intuitive solutions that not only help users reduce business costs, but also create new revenue streams. I am thrilled to join this rapidly growing organization as it evolves into a global force. Together, we will drive powerful innovations and ecosystem collaborations to deliver industry-leading IoT solutions to our customers and client partners. This new phase of Fleet Complete’s expansion will manifest through advanced technologies and growth in both current and new markets. I am eager to be a part of this new chapter and help align cadence and corporate vision. These are exciting times.”

Fleet Complete is a global IoT provider of mission-critical fleet, asset and mobile workforce management solutions. It provides dispatching, fleet tracking and mobile resource management solutions to more than 250,000 subscribers and 8,000 businesses worldwide.

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