Apr 01, 2019: Stephen Sklaroff, the director general of the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA), has announced he is to step down after 12 years in the post. He plans to work with the FLA on ensuring a smooth hand-over to his successor, when an appointment ...

 

Mar 29, 2019: General Motors has merged its three South American operations – Mercosur, Andina and Central – into a single entity known as GM South America, and appointed Carlos Zarlenga as president. Zarlenga’s outgoing role is president of the Mercosur divisi...

 

Mar 29, 2019: Leasing firm ALD Automotive has appointed two new senior directors within its Brazilian operation. Erika Braz is the company’s new chief financial officer and Leandro Izar Rodrigues is now regional director of human resources for the Latin America...

 

Mar 22, 2019: Volkswagen Financial Services has announced that the current regional manager of Europe, Jens Legenbauer, will be the next chairman of the management board of Volkswagen Leasing. Legenbauer (pictured) began his career at Volkswagen and moved to VW...

 

Mar 21, 2019: APD Global Research has appointed Kathryn Courtenay-Evans as UK managing director. Courtenay-Evans (pictured left), formerly commercial director, will focus on growing the company’s utility and non-automotive client base and will report to executi...

 

Feb 25, 2019: Asset finance specialist Arkle Finance has appointed Paul Bartley as its new non-executive chairman. Bartley (pictured) is the co-founder of Close Leasing, which grew from a new start in 2006 to a portfolio exceeding £500 million. During a 30-yea...

 

Feb 11, 2019: Josh Levy has been appointed as chief executive officer of Ultimate Finance. He is already a board member of Ultimate Finance and takes over from Ron Robson, who has served as CEO since 2015 and guided the business to a record year in 2018. ...

 

Feb 04, 2019: NR Finance Mexico has announced Andrés de la Parra as its new managing director. The appointment is in addition to his current role as vice-president of operations for the Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation (NMAC). De la Parra has worked in the ...

 

Jan 31, 2019: Haydock Finance has appointed John Jenkins as chief executive officer with immediate effect. Jenkins (pictured) has more than 30 years of experience in the finance industry, having held senior positions with companies including Lloyds TSB, GE Capi...

 

Jan 22, 2019: Simply Asset Finance is expanding into Northern Ireland with the appointment of a new head of sales for the country. Gary Coburn has 20 years’ industry experience and joins Simply Asset Finance in the lead sales role after nine years at Close Brot...