Leasing Foundation selects outstanding leasing and asset finance CEO in Europe for 2014

The Leasing Foundation has established the European CEO of the Year award to recognise the contribution of an outstanding leasing and asset finance leader in Europe.

The award is sponsored by Great American Lease & Loan Insurance Services and recognises an individual whose passionate leadership has not only ensured that their company thrives in a constantly changing business environment, but one who is focused on nurturing the industry and has demonstrated a commitment to the same principles on which the Foundation is based.

Foundation Chairman Derek Soper, one of this year’s selection panel, notes: “We want to recognise exceptional individuals who lead great companies and do so with vigour, purpose and a commitment to the industry. Our first European CEO of the Year award will select one outstanding leader amongst a group of talented and exceptional people.”

Shortlisted for The Leasing Foundation European CEO of the Year 2014 are:

Jonathan Andrew – Siemens Financial Services
Didier Chappet – BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions
Cormac Costelloe – Dell Financial Services
Marie-Christine Ducholet – Société Générale Equipment Finance
Rich Green – CIT Europe
Nils Jaeger – John Deere Financial
Patrick Jelly – Pitney Bowes
Carol Roberts – Bibby Leasing
Jukka Salonen – Nordea Finance
Axel Scholz – Siemens Financial Services Asia Pacific
Peter Tegg – CAT Financial

The Leasing Foundation European CEO of the Year 2014 will be judged by a panel of industry experts chaired by Foundation Governor John Howland-Jackson.

The winner will be announced at the Leasing Foundation Second Annual Conference in Paris on 3 October 2014.

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