PeopleNet promotes two employees to executive positions

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PeopleNet, a provider of onboard computing and mobile communications systems to the transportation industry, named Brian McLaughlin, Executive Vice President, Marketing, Product and Sales and Mike Goergen, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

McLaughlin has been with the company since 2001 and is currently Vice President – Marketing and Product Planning. In addition to his Marketing and Product Planning duties, he will manage all of the company’s sales efforts in the United States and Canada. His list of key accomplishments includes establishing the company’s product planning process, increasing the awareness and equity of the PeopleNet brand, and developing a multi-faceted demand generation process. McLaughlin holds a Bachelors Degree from Miami University and a Masters Degree in Marketing/Management from the University Of St. Thomas.

Goergen has been with the company since 1997 where he joined as Controller and is currently Vice President – Finance. He currently leads all International Finance and Accounting activities across PeopleNet. Goergen has been instrumental in implementing the company’s current ERP system, streamlining procurement and order fulfillment, and helping build the company’s financial strength. Goergen received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from St. Cloud State University and holds his Certified Public Accountant certificate.

“I am proud to promote two of our finest talents to these executive positions” stated Ron Konezny, Chief Executive Officer of PeopleNet. “Their dedication to helping our customers succeed combined with their history of success earned each of them this well deserved advancement.”