ARI Names Majk Strika Managing Director, European Operations and Henning Schick Director of European Sales

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, is pleased to announce that it has named Majk Strika Managing Director, European Operations and Henning Schick Director of European Sales. Both are experienced industry experts who have been essential to the company's growth in Europe.

"In the past 12 months, the number of vehicles managed by ARI in the European market has increased by nearly 45 percent," said Senior Vice President, European Operations Mark Bryan. "This incredible growth is a tribute to all of our employees, but also to the strategic leadership of Majk and Henning and I am confident they will continue to help our business evolve as they take on these new roles."

Strika joined ARI in July 2014 as the company's Director of European Sales. In his time with ARI, he has successfully built a significant foundation of strategic business partnerships that has helped drive ARI's growth in the market. A graduate of the University of Augsburg in Germany, Strika has nearly two decades of experience in the fleet management industry working with large, multi-national companies in strategic leadership roles.

Schick, an industry veteran with more than 15 years' experience, also joined ARI in July 2014 as the company's Director of Strategic Accounts and Supply Chain Management for Europe. In that role, he was responsible for leading the team tasked with working with clients and prospects and for conducting in-depth analyses designed to offer transparency into a fleet's operations and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). Schick will continue to be responsible for this team in his new role. Schick is a graduate of the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany.

About ARI®

ARI, part of the Holman Automotive Group, is a global vehicle fleet management organization that delivers customized solutions that help streamline a company's operations and improve its bottom line. Our more than 2,800 industry-leading professionals combine strategic insight, optimal lifecycle analysis, sustainable fleet practices, best-in-class service and high-powered technology to drive efficiencies up and costs down, uncovering as much value as your fleet can deliver. With offices in North America, the UK, Europe and Hong Kong, ARI seeks to collaborate with its clients and understand their unique business needs in order to transform their fleets into key assets that spark growth and support a company's success. Founded in 1948, ARI is a recognized leader in the industry, managing more than one million vehicles in North America, the UK and Europe, and together with its strategic partners more than two million vehicles worldwide. ARI was recognized in 2013, 2014 and again in 2015 as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine and is headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Learn more at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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Source: ARI