IAFN Online webcast thrashes out forbearance and how lessors can manage the arrears process, receiving key insight direct from the industry

The International Asset Finance Network (IAFN) recently held another virtual conference, this time dealing with how forbearance measures have impacted the performance of existing portfolios and the lessons learned that can be applied to new business so that future portfolios are better equipped to weather future crises. The webcast was entitled ‘From forbearance to collections, managing the arrears process during COVID-19’ and to consider the wide range of topics, a series of high-profile speakers were invited, including:

IAFN Online webcast thrashes out forbearance and how lessors can manage the arrears process, receiving key insight direct from the industry

Aug 04, 2020

The International Asset Finance Network (IAFN) recently held another virtual conference, this time dealing with how forbearance measures have impacted the performance of existing portfolios and the lessons learned that can be applied to new business so that future portfolios are better equipped to weather future crises. The webcast was entitled ‘From forbearance to collections, managing the arrears process during COVID-19’ and to consider the wide range of topics, a series of high-profile speakers were invited, including:

Quotevine bolsters senior management with appointment of Tom Jones as chief operating officer

Software-as-service (SaaS) provider Quotevine has welcomed financial services veteran Tom Jones on board as chief operating officer. Charged with overseeing the implementation of business strategies, plans and procedures, Jones has spent more than 15 years in the financial services sector. Having already earned a degree in engineering, Jones began his career in 1990 with Thorn EMI Electronics where he was responsible for the implementation of a new manufacturing resource planning system to the company’s operations. Then, in 1997 he joined Tetra as a system integration consultant where he delivered integrations on the enterprise resource planning platform.

Quotevine bolsters senior management with appointment of Tom Jones as chief operating officer

Aug 04, 2020

Software-as-service (SaaS) provider Quotevine has welcomed financial services veteran Tom Jones on board as chief operating officer. Charged with overseeing the implementation of business strategies, plans and procedures, Jones has spent more than 15 years in the financial services sector. Having already earned a degree in engineering, Jones began his career in 1990 with Thorn EMI Electronics where he was responsible for the implementation of a new manufacturing resource planning system to the company’s operations. Then, in 1997 he joined Tetra as a system integration consultant where he delivered integrations on the enterprise resource planning platform.

ALD Automotive appoints three new European CEOs

ALD Automotive, the leasing and fleet management arm of Société Générale, has appointed new chief executive officers in Italy, Morocco and Portugal. Philippe Valigny (pictured) takes on the Italian role and leaves his former position as CEO for Morocco and Mediterranean regional director. He replaces Andrea Badolati who has left the group.

ALD Automotive appoints three new European CEOs

Aug 04, 2020

ALD Automotive, the leasing and fleet management arm of Société Générale, has appointed new chief executive officers in Italy, Morocco and Portugal. Philippe Valigny (pictured) takes on the Italian role and leaves his former position as CEO for Morocco and Mediterranean regional director. He replaces Andrea Badolati who has left the group.

Thought Leaders

Excellent client relations are paramount for recruiters in uncertain times says CBC Resourcing Solutions

Jul 14, 2020

In the US the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation has revealed in its June 2020 COVID-19 Impact Survey that some 81% of respondents had not to date furloughed or laid off staff. Furthermore, some 97% of respondents had not cut staff hours as a result of the pandemic. Although such research has yet to be carried out in the UK, similar results may be expected amongst asset and auto lenders here. Prior to the pandemic affecting the industry, CBC Resourcing Solutions (CBCRS) was experiencing a buoyant marketplace. CBCRS, established in 1992, has long been established as a principal recruitment specialist for the asset finance industry in the UK.

Appointments

Jonathan Andrew appointed global CEO at Bibby Financial Services

Jul 29, 2020

Jonathan Andrew has been appointed global CEO at Bibby Financial Services (BFS) with effect from 1 September. He joins the company having served as global chief operating officer at Peac Finance, the international B2B lender which focusses on supporting SMEs with their financing requirements. Additionally, he serves as non-executive chairman of Arkle Finance, part of Weatherby’s Banking Group.

Leasing Professionals

Marcio Pedroso updates Asset Finance International readers on his first 100 days as president of Volvo Financial Services

Jul 20, 2020

Volvo Group veteran Marcio Pedroso was appointed as the new president of Volvo Financial Services (VFS) in March 2020. Having spent almost 20 years with the Group, he was already familiar with its operations and has held a number of senior positions within VFS since 2001. Pedroso told Asset Finance International that while turbulent changes may be shaking the industry, they would not redefine the central secrets to success in asset finance – namely the importance of understanding customers and staying close to them.