Computerworld Names ARI’s Steve Haindl to Premier 100 IT Leaders List

ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, announced that Steve Haindl, executive vice president for technology and innovation, was recognized as one of IDG Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2015. The Premier 100 spotlights individuals in both technology and business who exhibit exceptional leadership and deliver innovative approaches to business challenges.

Since joining ARI in 2008, Haindl has worked to keep ARI at the forefront in terms of innovation and technology and has led the way in developing new, state-of-the-art products and services that benefit ARI’s clients. From the way he structures his team and his dedication to employee recruitment and training, to his approach to the development and execution of major projects such as ARI’s advanced vendor network initiative, Haindl continuously strives to maintain ARI’s position as a global leader in technology.

“Steve has earned this Premier 100 honor based on his leadership style and meticulous focus on developing technologies that deliver value and have impact,” said ARI President Carl A. Ortell, “His work at ARI has helped our company produce advanced solutions for our customers and internal users, all of which have led to significant efficiencies and cost savings. I’m glad that Steve is a member of the ARI team and I’d like to congratulate him on this tremendous honor.”

“The Premier 100 awards program showcases the innovative work of a dedicated group of IT leaders who are using technology to solve business problems in their organizations,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “Every day, these tech-savvy professionals are positioning their organizations for success by mapping IT projects to strategic business initiatives. They also ensure that their departments are set up to quickly enable new ideas, and they balance the need for free and open access to information with concerns about security and compliance. These 100 men and women are using their vast experience in managing people and projects to stay a step ahead. We’re pleased to recognize their leadership and honor their achievements.”

The Premier 100 awards ceremony will be one of the highlights of the AGENDA 15 Conference held March 30 – April 1, 2015, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island, Florida. More information on the conference is available at:

About ARI®

ARI, part of the Holman Automotive Group, is a global vehicle fleet management organization that delivers customized solutions to help streamline our customers’ operations and improve their bottom lines. Our more than 2,800 industry-leading professionals combine strategic insight, optimal lifecycle analysis, sustainable fleet practices, best-in-class service and high-powered technology to drive efficiencies up and costs down, uncovering as much value as their fleets can deliver. With offices in North America, the UK, Europe and Hong Kong, ARI seeks to collaborate with our clients and understand their unique business needs in order to transform their fleets into key assets that spark growth and support their companies’ successes. Founded in 1948, ARI is a recognized leader in the industry, managing more than one million vehicles in North America, the UK and Europe and, together with our strategic partners, more than two million vehicles worldwide. ARI was recognized in 2013 and again in 2014 as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE magazine and is headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Learn more at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping Sr. IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value and continues to be the voice of business technology. Computerworld’s award-winning website (, strategic marketing services and research form the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.2 million monthly page views (Omniture, Jan. 2014 – June 2014 average) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at

About the Premier 100

The Premier 100 program was created in 2000 to spotlight individuals who have had a positive impact on their organizations through technology. These are individuals who manage internal IT organizations, mentor and motivate their IT teams and business colleagues, create a positive work environment, envision innovative solutions to business challenges and effectively manage and execute IT strategies. Each year nominees are invited to complete a survey that addresses a number of topics, including their background and experience and their attitude toward risk and innovation. Using Computerworld’s IT Leader Index, which is a measurement of how closely an individual matches our definition of the IT Leader, we analyze the data. Each year, 100 honorees are selected to receive this life-time recognition award. Information on previous honorees can be viewed at: