NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire around COMTEX/ –
GroundLink, a world’s initial tellurian automobile service, currently announced a appointment of Tony D’Astolfo as arch sales officer. Mr. D’Astolfo joins a association as a 32-year transport attention maestro with an endless credentials in B2B eCommerce Sales. Mr. D’Astolfo was many recently during Rearden Commerce as comparison clamp president, Travel Services, where over a past 7 and years he fabricated and led a group that built a placement network of some-more than 50 transport government companies, combined 7,000 customers, and built a business that processed some-more than 14 million exchange annually. Prior to fasten Rearden, Mr. D’Astolfo also worked during Sabre-Holdings’ business-to-business e-commerce unit, GetThere, and before to GetThere enjoyed a successful 19-year career during United Airlines. Mr. D’Astolfo will manage all of GroundLink’s corporate sales and transport partner activities.
“We are concerned to have Tony join a GroundLink executive team. His proven credentials and resources of knowledge will move new life to a sales efforts and raise a participation in a industry,” pronounced GroundLink Chief Executive Officer Charles Fraas. “He is a final square of a universe difficulty executive group that will not usually renovate a company, though will assistance GroundLink renovate a whole belligerent transport industry.”
Put in place by private equity organisation The ComVest Group after their merger of GroundLink final year, CEO Charles Fraas set out to arrange a group of executives with a knowledge to totally revamp a belligerent transport industry. Mr. D’Astolfo joins an considerable register of proven executives that have assimilated GroundLink over a past 6 months including, Evan Wexler, EVP Operations (formerly of ZipCar and Office Depot), Bill Keneally, CFO (formerly of Travelport), Seth Lasser, Chief Marketing Officer (formerly of 1800Flowers.com), and Mark Hooper, CIO (formerly of Iron Mountain, Sabre, and Travelocity)
“Our endowment winning record will assistance us change a whole model of a automobile use industry,” pronounced Fraas. “The days of being concerned about where your automobile is, not meaningful what to design of a automobile itself, or of being overcharged are over. Our record changes everything: ability to book a automobile in each city in a US and 5000 cities opposite a globe, on-demand grouping of cars, and during prices that are usually marginally some-more costly than a cab. These changes advantage both a users and a partner network of providers as well.”
“I’m unequivocally vehement to be a partial of a group that will essentially change a approach a belligerent transport attention operates,” pronounced Mr. D’Astolfo. “As someone who has seen first-hand how disruptive and transformative record can be, I’m unequivocally looking brazen to jumping in and jolt adult a whole category.”
www.groundlink.com ) is a initial tellurian automobile service, providing transport in all 50 states and 110 countries around a network of 100,000 private cars, limos, and SUVs. GroundLink is a many arguable provider in a industry, and guarantees on-time arrivals. With their mobile apps, we can sequence a automobile on-demand or report in advance, see your automobile coming, and entrance a world’s many arguable swift of cars for a cost that is mostly cheaper than regulating a taxi. Reserve a float with GroundLink during GroundLink.com, by phone during 212-787-7777, or by their iPhone or Android mobile apps. GroundLink was voted a many innovative transport association during a PhocusWright Travel Innovation Conference of 2011. GroundLink has reinvented a automobile service; we’re nearby, wherever we are.
Contact: GroundLinkSeth Lasser, 212.527.7409, Seth@groundlink.com
Zeno Group for GroundLinkJacqueline Cox, 212.299.3970, Jacqueline.Cox@Zenogroup.com
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