New MD at LeasePlan International BV
Mr Criado-Pérez joins from Madrid-based fleet consultancy firm Consultores y Asesores en Renting, SL (C.A.R.) where he held the position of chairman.
His previous employments include managing director positions at American Appraisal in Portugal and in Spain. In 1995 Mr Criado-Pérez co-founded the Asociación Española de Renting de Vehículos (the Spanish Car Leasing Association) which he chaired for six years.
From 1988 until 2000 he was managing director of LeasePlan Spain and from 2000 until 2004 Jose was regional senior vice-president for Southern Europe and South America.
Vahid Daemi, chief executive officer of LeasePlan Corporation NV, said: 'During his career spanning over 30 years, Jose gained extensive and invaluable knowledge of the fleet management business and automotive industry and we are very pleased to have him on board. I am confident that through his leadership LeasePlan International will continue to grow and deliver the highest possible service level to all our international clients.'
Mr Criado-Pérez commented: 'LeasePlan International serves our global clients in order to achieve the highest levels of efficiency in their fleets. We'll continue to develop the expertise and tools required to help our clients fulfil their fleet objectives.'