Nordea Finance CEO to chair new Leaseurope board
The trade body has elected Jukka Salonen, CEO, Nordea Finance, as its new chair, replacing Rüdiger von Fölkersamb, who leaves after a two-year mandate.
In addition Massimiliano Moi, CEO, UniCredit Leasing, and Stephane Soille, general Manager CH/AT/BE/LU/CZ/NL, Avis Europe Group, have been elected vice-chairs and join the existing board members on a two-year tenure.
The new Leaseurope board held its first meeting on 9 December, where Jukka Salonen thanked outgoing chair Rüdiger von Fölkersamb for his commitment and relentless efforts in promoting the leasing and automotive rental industries over the past two years.
He also highlighted Leaseurope's ambition to further develop research activities and to strengthen its position as the unique platform for the whole European leasing industry. He added that he was 'delighted to be able to rely on such a high-quality board' to help ensure that the industry views on lease accounting get across at the highest political level.