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Fleetmatics expands business in UK and Ireland

Following the official opening of its global headquarters in Dublin, by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny in January of this year, Fleetmatics, one of the leading global providers of fleet management solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, has increased its headcount by close to 50% per cent, adding 24 more employees to its Dublin-based hub, with new jobs in Research and Development, Product Management, Marketing and Finance.

As of December 1st 2013, there are now 72 employed by Fleetmatics at the facility in Tallaght, Co. Dublin, with plans to employ a further two high-end software developers and three database developers in the short-term. Separately, in London, the company has increased its employee headcount by 20.

The past year has seen a number of very significant developments for Fleetmatics following expansion in Europe and North America. As well as the opening of its new global headquarters in Dublin, the company listed on the New York Stock Exchange in October 2012.

Peter Mitchell, Chief Technology Officer, Fleetmatics commented: “We are very pleased with our performance for 2013 so far. The company has reached many milestones and as a result has been able to increase employee numbers across various departments at our Dublin base. In the short-term, Fleetmatics plans to recruit several high-end software developers. This reinforces our commitment to Dublin as our global centre of innovation.”