PeopleNet, a provider of onboard computing and mobile communications systems, named Ron Konezny Chief Executive Officer. John Sarto, the company’s current CEO and Chairman, will remain Chairman of the Board of Directors for PeopleNet.
Konezny has been with the company since its founding in 1994 and is currently Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Konezny has been a key contributor to helping the company achieve 18 consecutive quarters of record growth, the company says. During his initial role at PeopleNet’s Chief Technology Officer, the company became the first in the industry to combine the power of GPS, Internet, and wireless technologies for the transportation industry.
“I could not be more thrilled for Ron,” stated Sarto. “He has worked tirelessly through the years and has clearly earned this opportunity to lead PeopleNet.”
Konezny holds a Degree in Economics from Northwestern University. He is currently a board member of the Truckload Carriers Association Board of Directors and the National Private Truck Council Fleet Institute.