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Brian Halligan

Member of the Board of Directors


> Location: Greater Boston Area, MA
> Industry: SaaS
> Other Experience: CEO, HubSpot | Senior Lecturer, MIT
> Ownership: Public - NYSE: FLTX

DUBLIN and BOSTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for commercial fleet vehicles delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), today announced that it has appointed HubSpot CEO and Co-Founder, Brian Halligan and Intuit Vice President and General Manager, Allison Mnookin, to its Board of Directors. The appointments were effective on March 18, 2014.

Halligan co-founded HubSpot, a leading inbound marketing software company based in Cambridge, MA, in 2006 to help businesses transform the way they market their products. Over 10,000 companies leverage HubSpot's software and services to drive marketing and sales efficiency, and under Halligan's leadership, the company has been widely recognized for its rapid growth, innovative culture, and transformative approach to marketing. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 New England award recipient, and co-authored Inbound Marketing. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Vermont and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, where he currently serves as a Senior Lecturer.

Jim Travers, Fleetmatics CEO and Chairman of the Board, said of the new appointments, "Both Brian and Allison have an undoubtedly strong track record in helping SMB customers drive increased productivity and marketing effectiveness through SaaS-based solutions. The strategic insights and experience they bring to the table will be a valuable addition to the Board, especially as we invest in growing the brand to drive the continued momentum of the business."

About Fleetmatics Group PLC

Fleetmatics Group PLC is a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS). Our solutions enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets, and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces, by extracting actionable business intelligence from real-time and historical vehicle and driver behavioral data.

Fleetmatics Group's intuitive, cost-effective Web-based solutions provide fleet operators with visibility into vehicle location, fuel usage, speed and mileage, and other insights into their mobile workforce, enabling them to reduce operating and capital costs, as well as increase revenue. Fleetmatics serves approximately 22,000 customers, with over 445,000 subscribed vehicles worldwide.

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Dora Vell

Managing Partner

Dora Vell is the CEO of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston that recruits technology executives and board members for companies ranging from promising tech startups to Fortune 100 companies. Throughout her 22-year career in executive search, she has successfully completed hundreds of assignments, placing board members, CEOs, COOs, CIOs, technology officers, vice presidents and many other C-level executives. Vell’s clients span both private and public companies and her work has included searches in markets large and small across the U.S. and Canada.

Prior to founding Vell Executive Search in 2005, she was a partner at the executive search consulting firm Heidrick & Struggles for seven years. She started in the Technology Practice in the Toronto office, became the firm’s Technology Practice leader for Canada, and then joined the firm’s Boston office.

Before her career in executive search, Vell worked for 11 years at IBM Canada in software-related roles of increasing responsibility. She started as a software engineer, managed a software engineering team of 100, and then led software sales for IBM Canada. She holds seven worldwide software patents. This deep industry understanding has helped Vell Executive Search become a recognized leader in finding senior executive and board talent for software and SaaS companies.

Vell is a recognized industry thought leader who has published several reports on governance and leadership topics. She has been frequently quoted as an expert on executive and board leadership by outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, The OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell has been a Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State University, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for Developmentally Handicapped Adults, garage.ca, and RBC Capital Partners.

The trilingual daughter of a diplomat, Vell grew up in Canada, Greece, France, Switzerland and China. Her unique multicultural and international perspective, experiences as a woman in the male-dominated software field, and insights as a dual Canadian and U.S. citizen inform all her work for clients.

Vell received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a master’s in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a bachelor’s in Computer Science from Carleton University.  She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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