Greg Buckland has been named Chief Information Officer at LeasePlan USA. He will be responsible for managing all of LeasePlan’s IT functions. He will be overseeing technology activities in US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and India.
“As we look to the future of fleet management, we can expect a dramatic shift to digital,” said Buckland. “The industry is experiencing change and moving increasingly toward data integration and mobility as a whole. I have the opportunity in this role to lead the charge into this exciting new age of mobility.”
In addition, Matt Patterson was named Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary. Patterson will be responsible legal and human resources functions at LeasePlan USA, and serve secretarial functions its Board of Directors.
“I am thrilled to join the leadership team to drive the strategic legal direction and human resource initiatives for LeasePlan USA,” said Patterson. “The passion for growth and innovation is creating an energizing culture that I’m excited to be a part of.”
“As LeasePlan prepares to deliver What’s Next to its customers through an ‘Any Car, Anytime, Anywhere’ service, it was necessary to select an individual with a wealth of experience – from IT strategy planning and transformation, to data warehousing, programming and artificial intelligence,” said Jeff Schlesinger, President and CEO, LeasePlan USA. “Matt is yet another key addition to our leadership team. We are constantly evaluating new opportunities within the business and know that Matt will be able to provide valuable insight and guidance throughout the process.”