Hines has more than 25 years of financial and technological experience in the transportation industry. He will be based in Seattle, WA, reporting to Zonar president & CEO Brett Brinton. Hines will be responsible for developing and overseeing Zonar’s growth.
“Zonar is a highly innovative and profitable telematics company with a strong SaaS (Software-as-a-service) revenue stream and no burdensome legacy systems that have to be overcome to compete in today’s technology world. To say I am honored and excited to now be part of the Zonar team is a tremendous understatement,” said Hines.
Prior to joining Celadon Group, Hines served as president & CEO of Tripmaster Corp., now Mix Telematics. Earlier in his career, Hines was president & CEO of Atipical Holdings, a business he founded, focusing on transportation finance and technology mergers & acquisitions. Hines also served as president of Pegasus Transtech.
“We are excited to welcome Chris to the Zonar team,” said Brett Brinton, Zonar president. “Chris brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and success within the commercial transportation industry. We look forward to Chris’ vision and insight as we continue to grow and innovate new products that meet the needs of commercial transportation companies and private fleets.”