DDS Wireless International Inc., a provider of mobile solutions for fleet management applications, announced the appointment of Scott Hardy as its next CEO.

Hardy served as president of the company's StrataGen division since joining DDS in April 2016 and succeeds the Founder and original CEO Vari Ghai.

Hardy has had a distinguished career spanning four decades in information technology, business strategy, leadership, and executive management. Over the span of his career, he has worked with a diverse set of clients and partners across a wide array of industries including transportation, government, telecommunications, and financial services among others.

Prior to his arrival at DDS, he spent 30 years with IBM, where he held several senior executive positions within sales, services and consulting, marketing, and headquarters functions in Canada and the U.S. In his last position at IBM, he was VP, Western Canada, where he was responsible for customer relationships, sales, and delivery for clients based in western Canada. Hardy also had a successful business consulting practice and began his career at RBC Royal Bank in their investment banking and IT organizations.