Scott brings over 25 years of experience in contracts, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions across multiple verticals, including technology and transportation
IRVINE, Calif. – CalAmp (Nasdaq: CAMP), a connected intelligence company helping businesses and people track, monitor and recover vital assets with real-time visibility and insights, has appointed Richard Scott to senior vice president, general counsel and secretary. In this role, Scott will oversee CalAmp’s global legal affairs, compliance, corporate governance and secretarial functions. He brings over 25 years of experience in contracts, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions across multiple verticals including technology, energy and transportation.
Scott has served both public and private companies in North America, South America, the Middle East and across Europe throughout his career. He has led corporate legal teams as in-house and external counsel managing all aspects of legal matters successfully to achieve critical strategies, grow these businesses and mitigate risks.
Most recently, Scott served as vice president, deputy general counsel at Verra Mobility Corp. (NASDAQ: VRRM), a global leader in smart transportation solutions. As a senior leader in that role, Scott drove nearly $300 million in annual revenue for the company’s Commercial Services unit, which services rental car agencies and fleet management companies. He also spearheaded Verra Mobility’s European expansion, establishing new entities in the Netherlands, France and Ireland while also integrating U.K. and Spanish acquisition targets.
“Richard’s background in the fleet industry and global legal experience align perfectly with CalAmp’s business and ongoing objectives,” said Jeff Gardner, CEO of CalAmp. “This includes our connected car solutions that provide automotive OEMs, dealerships, car rental companies, insurance agencies and drivers with greater vehicle intelligence, visibility and security. I am confident that Richard will support and contribute to our growth across all of our verticals and operating countries.”
“I am honored to join a company like CalAmp, whose technology is creating a smarter and more connected economy for people and businesses across the globe. I aim to be a true partner to the business, enabling CalAmp to grow its revenue while mitigating risks and meeting all compliance requirements,” added Richard Scott.
Scott holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Durham in the United Kingdom and completed his legal studies at the University of Law in London. He is admitted to practice law by the State Bar of California, is registered in-house counsel in Arizona and began his career as a solicitor of the Law Society of England and Wales.