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Vell Recruits Shred-iT CEO for Fleetmatics(FLTX) Board

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Vincent De Palma

Member of the Board of Directors

>Location:Toronto, ON to Boston, MA
>Industry:SaaS
>Prior Experience: CEO, Shared IT Corporation | President, PBI O/S
>Ownership:Public-NYSE: FLTX

 

Shred-It President and CEO Vince De Palma has been appointed to the Board of Directors of FleetMatics, a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for commercial fleet vehicles delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), effective November 26, 2013. De Palma has been CEO of global information security company Shred-it since 2009. His experience managing a global company for which fleet and service worker optimization is an operational imperative makes him a natural fit for the Fleetmatics Board Director position.

Jim Travers, Fleetmatics CEO and Chairman of the Board, said of the new appointment, "Given that Shred-it delivers its service via a sizeable global fleet, and given Vince's experience in managing that fleet at peak operational efficiency over the past five years, there is no question that his domain expertise will be a value-add to our Board. Vince joins an already-strong team of like-minded, strategic business leaders who continue to drive Fleetmatics forward with incredible speed and success."

Prior to Shred-it, De Palma was President at Pitney Bowes Management Services and Executive Vice President, Pitney Bowes, Inc. from 2005-2009. Prior to that, De Palma was President of Benefit Services and Corporate Vice President, Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) from 1999-2005.

About Fleetmatics

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 more than 20,000 customers, with over 417,000 subscribed vehicles worldwide.

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Dora Vell

Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including 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 also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults, garage.ca, and RBC Capital Partners.

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

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