Three new executive members mark a new era for Beat

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of three new members in our senior executive team. Joining the company’s senior leadership team are Paul Onnen, Klemen Drole and Erin Reiger Zas. 

“We are very excited to welcome Paul, Klemen and Erin to our leadership team. They bring decades of leadership in key areas, such as talent acquisition, strategy implementation, and technology development, that are vital to our future operations and strategy. All three embody the spirit and culture of Beat and bring talent, expertise and energy to the table. We are very fortunate to have them by our side as we continue to bring our vision to life, to make urban life better”, said Nikos Drandakis, CEO and Founder at Beat.

Erin Reiger Zas is appointed to the position of Chief People Officer and since day one she has done a stellar job shaping Beat’s culture, values and creating the structural mechanisms that serve the needs and goals of Beat’s international team working around the world. Previously, Erin held leadership positions for numerous companies, including UBER and Red Hat.

Erin Reiger Zas is appointed to the position of Chief People Officer. Leading the People Operations team at Beat they are shaping Beat’s culture, values and creating the structural mechanisms that serve the needs and goals of Beat’s international team working around the world.
Erin Reiger Zas, Chief People Officer at Beat

“Beat is a success story like no other, a great group of people that challenge and inspire one another, helping you reach your full potential, said Erin.

Paul Onnen, appointed as Chief Technology Officer, is a highly experienced, successful and well-regarded CTO with over 30 years of experience in some of the top technology organizations of the world, including Google, Expedia, WebMD, Nordstrom.com, Intel and most recently Amazon. Paul joining Beat, seals the company’s commitment to constantly innovating with breakthrough technologies.

“It is a very exciting time to be joining BEAT, as the business continues to innovate on cutting-edge technologies and capitalize on new platforms, said Paul.

It is such an amazing opportunity to shape the future of the ride-hailing industry. I am really looking forward to the future we will create here at Beat”, Paul added. 

Lastly, Klemen Drole completes Beat’s executive leadership team appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Klemen will be joining the company from Lazada Group, a subsidiary of Alibaba, where he serves as the CFO. In addition to the CFO role, Klemen will also be leading Beat’s global data analytics efforts to ensure data driven decisions. “As I am joining Beat, I’m excited about the challenge that lies ahead. I have much to learn as I am changing industry and cultural environment at the same time”, said Klemen.

Klemen Drole is the new Chief Financial Officer of Beat
Klemen Drole, CFO at Beat

 “Beat is a team driven and execution focused with the goal to shape the industry for the better. It is clear that we have lots to do and focus, so prioritisation will be key, said Klemen.

The arrival of Erin, Paul and Klemen mark a new era for Beat paving the way for a brighter future where innovation holds the leading role. Onwards and upwards until we reach our full potential; for our employees, our users, our communities, our cities.

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