DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Omnitracs, LLC, the global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced the appointment of Paul Kirkpatrick as Chief Legal Officer. In this role, Kirkpatrick will lead the Omnitracs legal organization and provide strategic advice to the executive leadership team. He will oversee initiatives including mergers and acquisitions, securities and compliance, intellectual property and other corporate matters.
“Paul’s deep legal and corporate governance experience will make him an invaluable asset in helping to drive Omnitracs’ growth strategy and continued expansion,” said John Hofmann, Chief Financial Officer at Omnitracs. “Paul’s strong commercial orientation, deep M&A experience and diverse business experiences position him well to both lead our legal function but also be a true business partner to the Omnitracs team during this exciting time in our company’s development.”
Prior to joining Omnitracs, Kirkpatrick served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Commercial Metals Company, where he was responsible for overseeing global legal functions for the NYSE listed, Fortune 500 company. Kirkpatrick advised senior management and the Board of Directors concerning a wide range of legal, regulatory, and business issues, including corporate, securities, governance, mergers and acquisitions and litigation matters. Earlier in his career, Kirkpatrick served as a transactional and securities attorney at Haynes and Boone, LLP, a law firm based in Dallas, Texas, where he represented both private and public company clients.
“As the transportation industry continues to face increased change, Omnitracs’ ability to advance their long-term growth strategy is the reason they’re a recognized leader in the space,” said Kirkpatrick. “I look forward to providing leadership to the legal organization at Omnitracs and empowering our team to create a positive impact on a shifting and complex environment.”
Kirkpatrick is a graduate of SMU’s Dedman School of Law and Baylor University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.
About Omnitracs, LLC
Omnitracs, LLC is the global pioneer of trucking solutions for all business models. Omnitracs’ more than 1,100 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help over 14,000 customers manage nearly 1,100,000 assets in more than 70 countries. The company pioneered the use of commercial vehicle telematics 35 years ago and serves today as a powerhouse of innovative, intuitive technologies. Omnitracs transforms the transportation industry through technology and insight, featuring best-in-class solutions for compliance, safety and security, productivity, telematics and tracking, transportation management (TMS), planning and delivery, data and analytics, and professional services.