March 28, 2017 07:59 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Spireon Appoints Connected Car Veteran Reggie Ponsford to SVP Sales Role to Extend Leadership Position in Vehicle Finance Market
Ponsford to Drive Further Growth in Buy Here Pay Here, Lender, Franchise, and Rental Automotive Markets with Industry-leading GoldStar Solution
IRVINE, Calif.–Spireon Inc., a leader in telematics, risk management and location-based Business Intelligence solutions, today announced the promotion of Reggie Ponsford to senior vice president of Sales for Spireon’s Automotive Solutions group. Previously, Ponsford was vice president of national accounts, responsible for Spireon’s largest and most complex customers in the automotive space. In his new role, Ponsford will oversee sales for the vehicle finance market segment, including Buy Here Pay Here (BHPH), franchise, rental, and power sports vehicle dealers, as well as direct and indirect lenders and strategic accounts.
“Reggie was an early pioneer in the GPS-based telematics industry, building an impressive long-term customer list through his genuine dedication to customer service,” said Kevin Weiss, CEO at Spireon. “In addition to Reggie’s exceptional sales track record, he has brought strong leadership and a focus on innovation to Spireon, helping us grow our roster of national accounts and extend our position as the largest aftermarket telematics provider in the country.”
Previously, Ponsford was principle owner of Enfotrace, which was acquired by Spireon in 2011. Before that, he was vice president of sales at Calamp, vice president of sales and marketing at Aircept, and regional sales manager at Teletrac. Ponsford has over 18 years of sales and management experience within the wireless asset management and location-based services (LBS) markets. His industry expertise has been a key driver in the growth of GoldStar, the industry’s leading aftermarket GPS solution for asset management and recovery.
“My goal is to keep customers constantly connected to their mobile assets through Spireon’s reliable hardware and software platform, as well as rich data insights, allowing them to increase profits and mitigate their risk,” said Ponsford. “I’m thrilled to take on this expanded role, which will allow me to deliver Spireon’s top-notch customer service and the number one product in the market, GoldStar, to even more customers.”
Spireon, Inc. is the industry’s leading open connected vehicle company, providing businesses and consumers with powerful Big Data insights to track, manage and protect their most valuable assets. The award-winning Spireon NSpire open platform delivers rich information from any GPS connected vehicle or asset, converting that information into actionable insight. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, Spireon’s open connected vehicle platform now supports more than 3 million active subscribers across the company’s growing suite of product offerings for new and used car dealers, lenders and financial institutions, rental car agencies, insurers, consumers, and fleet, trailer and asset management companies.
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