Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. announced today that it added an additional independent director, Ronald Konezny, to the Company’s Board.
Mr. Konezny is currently the CEO and a director of Digi International (DGII), a leading provider of Internet of Things solutions to industrial and commercial clients worldwide. During his tenure as Chief Executive, profitability has improved to sustainable double-digit levels, recurring revenue business has expanded, and multiple successful acquisitions have been completed.
Prior to joining Digi, Mr. Konezny co-founded PeopleNet, a leading provider of telematics solutions, professional services, and analytics to the North American transportation industry. Under his leadership, PeopleNet grew from a start up to a leader in North American fleet management solutions and ultimately was acquired by Trimble Navigation Limited (TRMB). Subsequent to the acquisition, as an executive of Trimble, Mr. Konezny lead organic growth of more than 20% annually, expanded operating margins and successfully orchestrated several acquisitions to build the Transportation & Logistics franchise.
Mr. Konezny graduated with honors from Northwestern University with a BA degree in Economics and was a Phi Eta Sigma nominee.
Atlas Chairman Gordon G. Pratt said, “We are so pleased to welcome Ronald Konezny to our Board of Directors. An early pioneer and entrepreneur in technology applied to in-vehicle operations, Ron brings a wealth of experience. He has served as an executive and a director, and his strong technical perspective is a valuable asset both for Atlas’ current business and for our future.”