Vehicle leasing and mobility solutions provider Arval has named Andrea Falcone general manager of Arval in the Netherlands, effective December 1.
Falcone succeeds Interim Managing Director Marcus Schulz, who assumed the duties of General Manager Onno Bierhoff in August. Schulz will remain in post as regional general manager for the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Currently general manager of Arval in Brazil, Falcone has been responsible for the organization’s rapid growth since 2014, as CEO, CFO, and sales and marketing director, according to Arval. During his tenure, Arval has become Brazil's sixth-largest leasing provider. Before joining Arval, Andrea held several executive positions in France, China and Brazil for PSA Peugeot Citroën.
"We are delighted with the arrival of Andrea Falcone, whose years of leadership experience at our fast-growing organization in Brazil put him in an excellent position to lead the roll-out of the Arval Beyond strategy in the Netherlands,” said Alain van Groenendael, Arval Chairman and CEO. “We look forward to working with him, to further shape Arval Netherlands' strategic transition into a sustainable mobility partner. I would like to thank Onno Bierhoff for the successful cooperation over the past years and the strategic milestones achieved in this period.”