SEATTLE — Fleet management technology provider Zonar has promoted Fred Fakkema to vice president of compliance and Tony Bezilla to vice president of product management.
Zonar officials said that the promotions reflect the company’s rapid growth and anticipation of future expansion.
With more than 25 years of transportation compliance experience, Fakkema will lead the compliance division at Zonar, ensuring that the company's solutions meet the ever-changing regulatory requirements in the marketplace. He will also facilitate relations with the enforcement community and act as a liaison to governmental entities for Zonar.
Fakkema joined Zonar in 2010 after a 25-year career with the Washington State Patrol (WSP). During his career, he commanded the WSP Academy, Government and Relations Division, and Commercial Vehicle Division.
As vice president of product management, Bezilla will lead Zonar’s innovation and product development efforts to continually meet the needs of customers. He is responsible for Zonar’s product enhancements and new product development, and for defining Zonar’s product strategy to ensure the best possible user experience and customer value.
Bezilla has a 20-year career in information technology (IT), with a background in industries ranging from higher education to transportation to technology services. Prior to joining Zonar, he served as vice president of global IT delivery for school bus contractor FirstGroup.
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