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Fleet Advantage Promotes Jones to CMO, de Aguiar to COO

January 24, 2023, 07:22 AM

Fleet Advantage, an innovator in Class 8 fleet data analytics, equipment financing and life cycle cost management (LCCM), announced Katerina Jones has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer, and Matt de Aguiar has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. The announcements were made at the end of December, where the company celebrated a successful first half of its 2023 fiscal year.

Jones has been a valued member of Fleet Advantage for over eight years, and has over 20 years of client-centric experience. She plays a significant role in the success of Fleet Advantage through strategic campaigns and customer programs, which have gained national exposure and helped acquire new high-profile clients. Her direct impact in shaping America’s corporate fleets has focused on educating transportation and equipment finance executives as they navigate today’s economy and mentoring other women in the industry. Jones received numerous awards in 2022. In addition to her marketing responsibilities, Jones will also continue to be heavily involved with advancing the company’s business development and customer relations efforts.

De Aguiar was previously Fleet Advantage’s Chief Strategist to the CEO, where he was focused on increasing collaboration, workflow discipline and overseeing internal and external processes. He has extensive experience with high growth companies with a background in private equity and public accounting. De Aguiar has been with Fleet Advantage for nearly three years and made an immediate mark on the company in helping to address some systemic challenges while fostering greater collaboration between teams and ongoing projects. In his new role, de Aguiar will be tasked with improving internal processes and ensuring the company has the systems and processes in place to support its growing business and provide exceptional customer service to clients.  

“We are extremely proud of Matt, Katerina and our entire team, as their commitment to industry excellence has been on full display and are incredibly excited about the prospects of things to come in 2023,” said Brian Holland, President and CEO of Fleet Advantage. “Matt has consistently demonstrated his business acumen and ability to simplify, streamline and enhance our workflows, having championed numerous process improvements; while Katerina has been instrumental in helping our sales team penetrate new accounts and secure multiple awards for the company.”  

As reported by Equipment Finance Advisor, Fleet Advantage earlier this month announced its Chief Executive Officer John Flynn, a 40-year veteran of the trucking and transportation industries, has retired and Brian Holland was named CEO.

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