New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2011
Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services -- whose professional, courteous drivers and track record of dependable performance make it the chauffeur drive service of choice in more than 80 countries worldwide --, appointed Lauren Konigsberg Business Development Manager out of its office in New York City.
Konigsberg brings more than a decade of sales management experience to Tristar, and is expected to further accelerate Tristar’s growth in metro New York, throughout the United States and worldwide. Tristar maintains an owned fleet of vehicles in New York City, in addition to its fleets in Boston, Hong Kong, company headquarters in London, and Manchester, UK. Konigsberg reports to Tim Reilly, Tristar’s Vice President of Sales for North America.
Mike Fogarty, Tristar’s CEO in the United States, said, “We are glad to welcome Lauren to Tristar, at a time of unparalleled growth and opportunity for the Tristar brand, in the U.S. and around the world.”
Tim Reilly added, “With a growing sales presence in New York and across the U.S., we expect to further expand our roster of corporate clients, and penetrate new markets even more quickly, providing all clients with an unmatched level of service and performance in any major city in the world -- whether the rides are provided in a single city, or in several cities on multiple continents.”
An International Ground Transport Partner
In 2010, Tristar provided businesses and consumers with more than 400,000 rides in more than 80 countries, and boasted an on time record that exceeded 99%. The company services a diverse international clientele, and has specially dedicated roadshow desks, as well as teams of professionals who specialize in the meetings and events markets, in each of its Hub markets.
“I am thrilled to join Tristar at this promising and dynamic moment in the company’s growth,” said Konigsberg. She concluded, “I look forward to making an immediate impact on Tristar’s business – and growing together with the brand.”
Kongisberg’s previous position was as Regional Director of Sales at Westwood One, an international media organization, where she developed sales opportunities, identified and developed affiliate partnerships and created value added sponsorship and promotional opportunities. Konigsberg also served as an Affiliate Sales Manager at Dial Global, another media company based in New York, and has additional sales experience in the media and cosmetics industries. Konigsberg received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida, Gainesville. She resides in New York City.
Tristar’s international expansion has been rapid, and as part of its sales and service infrastructure, the company recently added sales and service professionals who are fluent in multiple languages, including Mandarin – to make booking rides, tracking, and follow up, simple and seamless. The company employs more than 750 professionals out of its offices outside London, and offices in Boston, New York and Hong Kong.
With international Hub Offices in London, New York and Hong Kong, Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services maintains teams of chauffeurs in those cities, as well as Boston in the U.S., and Manchester in the U.K. It operates through a network of highly trained and qualified affiliates in more than 80 countries worldwide. Tristar attributes much of its success to a highly selective and detailed affiliate selection and management process, which ensures the company’s industry-leading, high level of client service and performance.
In the U.S., Tristar is recreating the style of service offered in the U.K., by offering a state-of-the-art fleet; a unique two-tiered service that offers Premium as well as Executive-level service; and the best trained chauffeurs in the industry. Tristar is the UK’s largest chauffeur drive company in its sector, with a fleet of more than 500 vehicles completing in excess of 400,000 journeys every year and approximately 20 million miles per year. They also have long-term partnerships with regional and international affiliates, and provide contracted services to some of the best-known and well-respected companies and brands worldwide.