Arthur Mathysen Gerst to head up GE Capital's Pan European Fleet Services
Newly appointed managing director Arthur Mathysen Gerst becomes responsible for identifying new pan-European customers, developing new products and services and working with the key markets to gain market share and service customers. He will report into Isabel Fernandez, chief commercial officer for GE Capital in EMEA.
Prior to his appointment, Mr Mathysen Gerst was with LeasePlan for 10 years. Most recently he was managing director of LeasePlan Belgium and chairman of the Supervisory Board Excelease. Before that he was managing director of LeasePlan Brazil and, from 2000-2004, was managing director of LeasePlan Poland.
Earlier in his career, he spent 10 years with Akzo Nobel, in The Netherlands, Singapore and Poland, with increasing management and sales responsibility.
'We are delighted to bring such an experienced fleet leader into GE Capital,' said Isabel Fernandez. 'Arthur’s proven track record and knowledge of the international fleet industry will help us to continue developing our business throughout the region. We’re investing significantly in our technology and pan-European services and Arthur’s expertise will be invaluable as we look to introduce new online tools and products.'