London, 22ndFebruary 2022 – Targa Telematics, a technology company specializing in the development of digital solutions in telematics, smart mobility and IoT platforms, is pleased to introduce Thomas Smith as its Country Manager for the UK market.
Having worked in the technology industry for over fifteen years, Thomas brings a wealth of experience in key management, delivery and technical roles across automotive telematics, insurance, and banking sectors.
Thomas joined Targa Telematics in 2019 as UK Delivery Manager, having previously been Head of IT & Project Delivery at Tracker Network UK. His new role as Country Manager sees him take overall responsibility for all Commercial and Operational aspects of the UK business, including the delivery of technology solutions for B2C and B2B automotive customers into the UK market, and developing new business through Targa Telematics’ suite of telematics services.
Targa Telematics has established several successful partnerships in its short time in the UK by leveraging the strong relationships it has from working with many international companies across Europe. Its wide portfolio of technology services enables it to provide solutions to a variety of sectors, including rental and leasing companies, large corporates, and OEMs. The company is adept at delivering complete solutions for fleet management, asset management, insurance telematics, and corporate and public car sharing, including for the expanding electric vehicle market in the UK. Targa Telematics’ modular and scalable digital mobility platform also allows it to quickly develop and deliver customized solutions for its partners in the automotive industry.
Nicola de Mattia, CEO at Targa Telematics, commented: “Over the last five years, Targa Telematics has witnessed a significant growth in terms of both international presence and total revenues. We have expanded in Portugal and France, and we are now opening a new office in Madrid, Spain. Thomas has successfully helped us to establish our company in the UK, so we’re delighted to make him our UK Country Manager and we look forward to growing the business together.”
Thomas Smith, UK Country Manager at Targa Telematics added: “Since establishing the UK business in late 2019, we have been successfully growing our presence in this new market, despite a challenging environment over the past couple of years. I believe our breadth of solutions and experience working with leading companies in the industry allows us to differentiate ourselves within a competitive market. Our aim is to continue supporting businesses by enabling them to implement sustainable mobility solutions across their fleets.”
ABOUT TARGA TELEMATICS
Targa Telematics is an IT company with over 20-years of experience in connected vehicles. It provides technological solutions in telematics, smart mobility and digital IoT platforms for mobility operators. The company addresses short and long-term rental companies, and large corporate fleets, with a range of services from insurance telematics to asset and fleet management, remote diagnostics and telemetry for vehicles, professional and construction-site vehicles, through to the management of airport service vehicles. With more than two million assets, including fleet and insurance industries, in 2021 Targa Telematics reported revenues of €49 million, has 140 employees and more than 950 customers. Headquartered in Italy, Targa Telematics boasts several offices in key European capitals such as London, Paris, Lisbon and Madrid. For more information: www.targatelematics.com
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