09:44 uur 26-10-2017

Astrata Group begint felle uitbreiding naar Europese markt voor lichte commerciële voertuigen

Bedrijf stelt Simon Hill, voormalig salesdirecteur Fleetmatics en Masternaut, aan als hoofd LCV Solutions Sales en BD

EINDHOVEN, Nederland & SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Astrata Europe, leider in geavanceerde, locatiegerichte IT, heeft de heer Simon Hill aangesteld voor de commerciële leiding over de uitbreiding naar de markt voor lichte commerciële voertuigen. Hill treedt aan bij Astrata Europe in samenhang met de lancering van het nieuwe platform voor FMS en delivery management, VanLincTM. Hill heeft jaren aan ervaring  in LVC Telematics opgedaan tijdens zijn succesvolle periode bij de Verizon-bedrijven Fleetmatics (NYSE: VZ) en Masternaut, waar hij een belangrijk aandeel had in de groei van de bedrijven.

Astrata’s groeistrategie in Europa gaat een nieuwe fase in met de lancering van zijn LCV-systeem VanLincTM. Met deze introductie levert Astrata nu kleine, middelgrote en grote fleet-operators een voordelig manier om activiteit en onderdelen optimaal te beheren. Daarnaast profiteren ze van het beste wagenpark en geavanceerde systemen voor delivery management.


Astrata Group Aggressively Expands into European LCV Market

Hires Simon Hill, former Fleetmatics and Masternaut Sales Director to Head LCV Solutions Sales and BD

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands & SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Astrata Europe, a leader in advanced location-based IT, has appointed Mr. Simon Hill to provide the commercial leadership for its expansion into the Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) market. Together with the launch of the new VanLincTM FMS and Delivery Software platform, Mr. Hill joins the Astrata Europe team, bringing years of experience and a highly successful track record in LCV Telematics, having played a significant sales leadership role in the growth of both Verizon owned Fleetmatics (NYSE: VZ) and Masternaut.

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Simon Hill (Photo: Business Wire)

Simon Hill (Photo: Business Wire)

Astrata’s growth strategy in Europe enters a new phase with the launch of its proprietary LCV solution- VanLincTM. With this launch, Astrata now offers small, medium and large-scale fleet operators a highly cost-effective system to manage and optimize assets and operations, and benefit from its best-in-class fleet and advanced delivery management systems. SME and LCV operators will now be able to benefit from the proven Astrata technology relied upon for years by among the largest fleet operators and enterprises in Europe and throughout the world.

Mr. Hill comes with an impressive background in building and managing high performance sales teams in leading LCV focused telematics companies. As a proven sales leader with a stellar track record for rapidly building sales and revenue, he will bring his energy and passion to rapidly growing Astrata’s LCV business throughout the European Continent. Mr. Hill will also serve as Country Manager for the UK.

About Astrata Europe

Astrata Europe is a subsidiary of Astrata Group. Formerly known as Qualcomm Enterprise Services Europe, Astrata Europe delivers advanced fleet management and software solutions to transport and logistics companies of all sizes, as well as to Industry verticals. Relied upon by over 1500 European customers, including several of Europe’s largest fleets, Astrata offers the broadest range of the telematics and transport operations technology available in the market today.

With more than 25 years of experience, Astrata Group is recognized as a trusted leader in Advanced Location-Based IT services and solutions worldwide.

For more information please visit www.astrata.eu and www.astratagroup.com

Contact Astrata via email at sales@astrata.eu



Astrata Europe
Dorota Tankink, Marketing Coordinator
Direct: +31 40 234 84 75
E-mail: dtankink@astrata.eu

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