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BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Appoints Country Supervisor, Oversees U.S.

July 01, 2019, 07:30 AM

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions announced the appointment of Raf Ramaekers as Country Supervisor. He remains a member of the Executive Committee.

He will be responsible for the supervision of the following BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions entities in seven countries: United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands.

As chairman and member of the local Board of Directors he will ensure, on behalf of the BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Top management, the respect of the governance in the countries he oversees. He will facilitate the global and transversal vision of this governance. As a supervisor he will be a sparring partner for the local country management and will help the local entities to implement strategic guidelines.

Ramaekers, 50, has extensive experience in the financial services sector, of which 21 years in the leasing industry. He has been working for BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions for 13 years and started as Managing Director of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions in Belgium. In 2010, he became Managing Director of the métier in the Netherlands, where he took care of the Fortis Lease activities’ integration in BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions organization.

Since 2015, he had been Managing Director of the “Technology Solutions” (TS) International Business Line, responsible for its global business strategy, its organization and for monitoring its profitability. He managed and supported the TS business units in the countries where BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions operates.

He ensured, with his team, the pan-European partnerships for TS partners (manufacturers and distributors) and their end customers. Under his leadership, TS significantly transformed with the digitalization of customer journeys. He also contributed to the development of the business line in new markets, including the medical sector.

Ramaekers will report directly to Olivier de Ryck, Head of Country Supervision.

Ramaekers will be replaced by Pascale Favre as head of TS.

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