Marc Dierckx will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Dierckx joined DLL in 2004 and has held several leadership roles within the commercial organization, including President of the Office Technology Global Business Unit. He most recently served as Deputy CFO and was responsible for spearheading DLL’s sale of its vehicle leasing business, Athlon, to Daimler Financial Services earlier this year.
Ab Gillhaus has been named Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Gillhaus will join DLL from Rabobank where he held a number of positions in the commercial and risk domains, including his most recent role as Chief Credit Officer. This will be Gillhaus’ second tour at DLL, having previously led the organization’s European Vendor Finance division from 2000 to 2003.
Tom Meredith has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). A 35-year veteran of the leasing industry, Meredith joined DLL in 2010 as president of the Global Food and Agriculture Business Unit. Under his leadership, the Business Unit has achieved year-over-year portfolio and profitability growth, expanded its footprint in Europe and entered the Asian market.
“I have had the honor of working with this talented group of leaders in varying capacities over the past decade,” said Stephenson. “As I think about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead of us, I have the utmost confidence that this team has the expertise required to preserve the unique culture that distinguishes DLL from our competition and lead the organization on a continued path of growth and success for many years to come.”