FORMERLY the Leasys national sales manager, James Birch has been appointed managing director, effective December 2021.
The appointment was announced as part of a number of changes within the FCA Bank-owned leasing company, including Rolando D’Arco who is taking over as CEO of Leasys SpA and Jean-Mathieu Stevens taking up the position of country manager for Leasys in France.
It is a great time to be taking on the new role at Leasys in the UK. We are on track to deliver our best ever results this year and have a really strong team in place to build on the foundation in 2022 and beyond. I am excited to be leading Leasys UK into this new and exciting era where a total mobility solution, digitalisation and electrification are at the very centre of everything that we do and key for success in the future.James Birch, managing director, Leasys UK
Birch takes over from Sebastiano Fedrigo – but as yet there has been no announcement over Sebastiano’s new role within the Stellantis-owned brand or who will fill the position vacated by James
Currently Leasys has 40 brokers on its partner programme. Recently David Godfrey joined the Leasys broker team as broker manager (north) and will be working alongside David Robertson, the Leasys corporate and broker manager.
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