New Board Appointments For The Leasing Foundation

The Leasing Foundation has made several new board appointments to strengthen its links with the leasing and asset finance industry.

Joining the Leasing Foundation's Board of Directors are:

JONATHAN ANDREW, Chief Executive of the Commercial Finance Division of Siemens Financial Services. Jonathan has also agreed to act as Foundation Patron, joining CHRIS SULLIVAN, former Deputy CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland.

MARIE-CHRISTINE DUCHOLET, Chief Executive Officer of Société Générale Equipment Finance and Member of the Société Générale Group Management Committee.

RICH GREEN, President of CIT International Finance encompassing CIT's Leasing & Lending businesses in Europe & China. Rich will act as Chair of the Foundation's Fellowship.

MARY MCNAMARA, former CEO of Close Brothers Commercial Division who was responsible for Asset, Invoice and Leasing businesses with circa 550 employees across 16 locations; Prior to that she spent 18 years with GE in various leadership roles in UK and Europe;

CAROL ROBERTS, Managing Director of Bibby Leasing, part of Bibby Financial Services that operates in the UK, United States, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, India, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Speaking about the appointments, ANDREW DENTON, Foundation CEO, says: “We are delighted that Marie-Christine, Carol, Mary, Jonathan and Rich have agreed to join us and help us to shape the next stage of the Leasing Foundation's development. Their collective expertise, spanning decades in the industry, will prove invaluable”.