Charlotte Dennery is the new CEO of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions and now reports to Thierry Laborde, Deputy Chief Operating Officer of BNP Paribas. She will be committed to pursuing the development of the business and to amplifying the pace of digital transformation and internationalisation of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions.
The BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Board of Directors has appointed Charlotte Dennery as Chief Executive Officer of the Leasing metier as of 1st October, 2015. She takes over the role from Didier Chappet who, after 5 years at the helm, will keep providing his expertise to the business during a few months, as a “Senior Advisor” for the General Management Committee.
Before joining BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, Charlotte Dennery, 50, was CEO of FundQuest, the multi-management subsidiary of BNP Paribas Investment Partners, since 2009 and in parallel, since 2010, Chief Operating Officer of BNP Paribas Investment Partners, in charge of Finance, IT, Operations, Procurement and Legal divisions. Previously, from 2004 to 2009, she was CFO and Head of Strategy at BNP Paribas Insurance – Cardif.
Charlotte Dennery joined the BNP Paribas Group in 2001, within the Development and Strategy Department, in charge of development projects, firstly for CIB in Paris, and then, in New York, for the Group in North-America.
Alumni of the “Ecole Polytechnique” and of the “Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques” (Paris Graduate School of Economics, Statistics and Finance), Charlotte Dennery devoted the 10 first years of her career to the French Administration. After a stint at the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies, she entered in 1993 the French Ministry of Economy, Finances and Budget, where she assumed several roles. She was notably in charge of financing Public Authorities and later in charge of defining the HR strategy for the French Public Sector.
BNP Paribas has a presence in 75 countries with more than 185,000 employees, including 145,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.
Within the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions is specialised in leasing and rental solutions for professional equipment, offered either directly to businesses or through its partners: the manufacturers, the publishers and their distribution channels.
With almost €28.8 billion of outstanding under management, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions is a European leader in equipment finance with a wide-ranging offer, extending from leasing arrangements to long term rental solutions and IT asset management contracts.
As a business enabler, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions provides value-added solutions to its clients and partners, and its 2,800 employees are strongly committed to deliver a high standard quality of service, based on 5 commitments: expertise, simplicity, responsiveness, innovation, responsibility.
Thanks to its global approach and its local coverage, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions is able to support its clients and partners’ business development in 22 countries: directly in Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA and through the BNP Paribas Group’s entities in Algeria, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Luxembourg, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia.