PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Europcar Mobility Group (Paris:EUCAR) announces two changes in its executive committee:
Jose Maria Gonzalez, Regional Managing Director Southern Europe and Australia / New Zealand, Executive Committee Member, has elected to retire and will leave the Group on 28 February 2022.
Jose Maria Gonzalez worked for the Group in a number of capacities for the past 37 years, such as Managing Director for Spain in 2010, and Managing Director of the Cars Business Unit in 2018. He has been an Executive Committee member since 2015.
The Group warmly thanks him for his unwavering dedication to the Group and his strong contribution to the company's performance, in particular for having established Europcar Mobility Group as an undisputed leader on the Spanish market and on the low-cost segment.
Jose Maria Gonzalez will hand over his responsibilities to Gary Smith, who will extend his current scope of responsibility to include all corporate countries and regional clusters, as Group Chief Countries Officer.
With this new role, Gary will continue to report to Olivier Baldassari, Group Chief Operating Officer.
Yvonne Leuschner, Managing Director of the Vans & Trucks Business Unit, Executive Committee member, will leave the Group at the end of January to pursue new career interests.
Yvonne Leuschner joined the Group in 2017 to build the Vans & Trucks Business Unit. Since then, she has successfully developed, with a dedicated team, a state-of-the-art expertise on light commercial vehicle rental which highly contributed to the performance of the Group over the past years and to its resilience during the Covid crisis.
For all of these strong inputs and contributions, the Group would like to warmly thank her.
Yvonne Leuschner will hand over her responsibilities to Clive Forsythe, who was previously Commercial Director for the UK perimeter and is appointed Managing Director of the Vans & Trucks Business Unit, effective as the 1st of February.
The new composition of the Group Executive Committee is as follows:
- Caroline Parot, Chief Executive Officer
- Olivier Baldassari, Chief Operating Officer
- Damien Basselier, Chief Product and Technology Officer
- Jose Blanco, Chief Sales Officer
- Aurélia Cheval, Chief Strategy Officer
- Xavier Corouge, Chief Business and Customer Officer
- Malène Korvin, Chief Finance Officer - ad interim
- Denis Langlois, Chief Human Resources Officer
- Franck Rohard, Secretary General
- Gary Smith, Chief Countries Officer
About Europcar Mobility Group
Europcar Mobility Group is a major player in mobility markets and listed on Euronext Paris. Europcar Mobility Group’s purpose is to offer attractive alternatives to vehicle ownership, in a responsible and sustainable manner. With this in mind, the Group offers a wide range of car and van rental services – be it for a few hours, a few days, a week, a month or more – with a fleet that is already "C02 light" and equipped with the latest engines, and which will be increasingly "green" in the years to come.
Customers’ satisfaction is at the heart of the Group’s ambition and that of its employees. It also fuels the ongoing development of new offerings in the Group's three service lines - Professional, Leisure and Proximity - which respond to the specific needs and use cases of both businesses and individuals. The Group’s 4 major brands are: Europcar® - the European leader of car rental and light commercial vehicle rental, Goldcar® - the low-cost car-rental Leader in Europe, InterRent® – ‘mid-tier’ car rental and Ubeeqo® – one of the European leaders of round-trip car-sharing (BtoB, BtoC).
Europcar Mobility Group delivers its mobility solutions worldwide through an extensive network in over 140 countries (including wholly owned subsidiaries – 18 in Europe, 1 in the USA, 2 in Australia and New Zealand – completed by franchises and partners).
Further details on our website: www.europcar-mobility-group.com