We are happy to announce the appointment of Philippe Lacquehay as our new Business Development Manager in France, strengthening our commitment to expand the provision of our specialist insurance solutions for financed equipment throughout the country. A strategic appointment that will extend our success in supporting the French asset finance industry.

With over 25 years in the finance industry, Philippe has a solid track record of achieving growth and pioneering change in service companies in several areas of the sector, such as Credit Suisse, Credit Immobilier de France, Isodev, Deutsche Industrie Kreditbank and Viatelease. His extensive experience in the finance industry and technical knowledge of the leasing sector has made him an outstanding business development leader, able to navigate complex economic environments by designing and implementing data-informed, solution-oriented growth strategies that will directly support the needs of our clients in France.

As our Business Development Manager for France, Philippe will hold responsibility for building awareness of our specialist services among C-Suite leaders of leasing companies. His remit will include implementing new insurance solutions with a particular focus on guiding clients toward a seamless, end-to-end zero-touch insurance process, so we can continue to provide the highest quality products and services to the European leasing industry.

Julien Gautier, Head of Sales at Acquis, comments: “I am delighted that Philippe is joining our team at such a crucial time in our commercial growth strategy. Philippe’s extensive experience in asset finance and his in-depth knowledge of the French leasing market will be invaluable to our team. Philippe will also support our business development in Spain and in Switzerland as we continue to expand the delivery of our services throughout Europe.”

On his recent appointment, Philippe mentions: “If the relevance and profitability of Acquis’ services represent an unmissable opportunity for any leaser, it is the impeccable quality of the service that truly impressed me. I am happy and proud today to join an energising team of great professionals and to contribute to the development of such a vibrant company.”