Global fleet management company ALD Automotive has named new leadership in three Latin American countries.
Kent Bjertrup has been named general manager of Mexico; Julien Bourdonnec has been appointed general manager of Chile; and Marie-Stéphanie Le Ber is now general manager of ALD in Peru.
In his new position, Bjertrup will continue in his role as ALD Latin America regional director. He joined ALD in 1998 and went on to serve in management roles in Europe, including Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and France. He served as North East European regional director, headquartered in Russia. Bjertrup holds a degree in Business Administration, International Management and Economics from the Copenhagen Business School.
In Chile, Bourdonnec replaces Antonio Cruz Cabeza, who has been named subdirector general – Area Comercial y de Marketing in Spain. Bourdonnec’s career includes positions with Deloitte and Societe General. Appointed regional CFO for ALD’s Nordics region in 2012, he then became general manager of ALD Peru. He earned a master’s degree in finance and strategy from the Institut d’Études Politiques and is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder.
Le Ber replaces Julien Bourdonnec as general manager for ALD Peru. She holds degree in finance from the ESSEC Business School in Paris. Beginning her career at Calyon (Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank) as analyst in Paris and Latin America, she joined Societe Generale’s General Inspection unit in 2010 and was appointed Chief of Staff to the CEO at ALD Automotive in 2018.
ALD Automotive offers fleet services in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Peru. Working with strategic alliance partners, the company has a direct presence in 43 countries. ALD Automotive and its strategic North American partner Wheels Inc. benefit from regional coverage through targeted partnerships in Central America with Arrend Leasing, as well as in Argentina with Autocorp, providing the broad coverage in Latin America.
“With the growing development in Latin America, our ambition is to provide a complete solution to our clients throughout the region,” confirms Kent Bjertrup, regional director of Latin America at ALD Automotive. “With over 60,000 vehicles managed in the region, this leadership presence thus allows our clients to benefit from both local market knowledge and the international service expertise of a global full-service leasing and fleet management provider to support their business growth.”