BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK has today announced that HR Director, Rachel Appleton has been appointed to the board.
In her role as a board member, Rachel will have joint oversight of the business strategy whilst also retaining her long-held position as HR Director.
She has been with the business since 2001 when she joined the newly established technology finance division as Operations Director. Following 12 years in that role, she was appointed HR Director, bringing with her over 25 years’ experience in the asset finance industry.
During her time in HR, Rachel has been responsible for aligning the UK business with the global HR strategy. She has introduced a transformational leadership programme that has developed world-class leaders at the organisation. She has also implemented a successful Talent Programme that recognises potential future leaders and assigns them tasks to develop business acumen.
Commenting on Rachel Appleton’s appointment to the board, Jean-Michel Boyer, CEO of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK, comments:
I’m very pleased to announce Rachel’s appointment to the board of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK. Since joining the business over 18 years ago, Rachel has time and time again proven her prowess in delivering growth, people development programmes and strategy execution.
By bringing this knowledge and experience with her to our board, she will be instrumental in delivering our mid-term 2017-2020 strategic plan, and taking us into our next stage of digitisation, market development and growth.
On her appointment to the board, Rachel Appleton, HR Director of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK comments:
At BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions I have had many exciting opportunities to lead the business’ HR initiatives and contribute toward its continued success. Throughout this time I have seen it flourish, and I am delighted to be appointed to the board to further oversee this development and growth.