Hooksett, NH, June 25, 2014 --- Merchants Fleet Management Chicago officially opened Friday June 20, 2014. This brand new state-of-the-art facility was built to accommodate Merchants’ continued success and rapid growth in the information technology and sales divisions.
Glen Villano, Chief Executive Officer at Merchants, commemorated the grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Also in attendance were Ken Kauppila, Chief Information Officer, Tom Coffey, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dan Hannan, Director of Strategic Consulting and their respective teams. The new location will serve employees with office space and as a central meeting location for clients.
Ken Kauppila, CIO, added, “Establishing the Merchants Fleet Management Chicago Office reinforces our company commitment to establishing a major presence in a major market. Having this presence creates a new channel for serving our current and prospective customers, expands our technology center of excellence, and at the same time, allows us to attract and retain top talent in the Midwest market. Our ability to add top talent to our already talented team will continue to fuel our growth and success.”
Furthermore, Glen Villano, CEO, stated, “This expansion is an integral part of our overall growth strategy, affording us an opportunity to access talent across the country. It also goes hand-in-hand with the introduction of Merchants Fleet Management’s TotalViewSM strategic consulting capabilities and planned technology initiatives. I would like to thank Ken Kauppila, our CIO, Dan Hannan, our Director of Strategic Consulting, and Kathy Hohol, our Director of IT for their strong leadership and significant efforts during the build and moving forward. Merchants Fleet Management continues to go further for our clients and employees".