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Wheels Donlen Honored as ‘Company Of The Year’ Winner in 2022 American Business Awards®

Stevie winners will be presented their awards on June 11 in New York


Bannockburn, IL (May 6, 2022) – Wheels Donlen was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the ‘Company of the Year’ category in the 20th Annual American Business Awards® – the only fleet management company to win an award in this category. The Stevie American Business Awards are the business world’s most established and highly respected professional accolades. More than 3,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

As a fleet management company, Wheels Donlen develops innovative, customized solutions to help customers operate safe, efficient and cost-effective fleets. Shlomo Crandus, Wheels Donlen’s CEO, said, “We are very excited and humbled to receive this award. It is a testament to the great work all our employees do every day to serve our clients and help them achieve their goals. As Wheels Donlen continues to evolve, we cherish our role as an industry-leading partner for our clients.”

More than 230 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“We are so pleased that we will be able to stage our first ABA awards banquet since 2019 and to celebrate, in person, the achievements of such a diverse group of organizations and individuals,” said Maggie Miller, president of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2022 Stevie winners are available at

About Wheels Donlen

Since the 2021 announcement of their merger within Athene, Wheels Donlen has emerged as one of the strongest partners in the fleet management industry. Blending two like-minded corporate cultures, each with an emphasis on client-focused service, the new organization honors the legacy of each entity while combining their strengths to build a powerful mobility and outsourcing solutions provider with $5 Billion in assets, a larger product range and a highly diversified customer base.

With 140+ years of collective fleet industry experience, Wheels Donlen has more than 1,000 clients and manages more than 525,000 vehicles in North America.  Additionally, through its partnership with ALD Automotive, Wheels Donlen provides services to clients in 59 countries worldwide.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at