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Stéphane Chemama joins Athlon as Managing Director of Athlon France and Member of the Athlon Executive Committee

Schiphol, Le Bourget 16 June 2023 – Stéphane Chemama joins Athlon as Managing Director of Athlon France per 19 June 2023. He succeeds Bruno Morizur, who continues his career as Managing Director of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services France. In addition to his responsibility for the French market, Stéphane Chemama will join the Athlon Executive Committee, which steers the Athlon Group. He will report to CEO Christian Schüler.

    Christian Schüler, CEO of Athlon: “We are pleased that Stéphane Chemama is joining Athlon. He is a true mobility expert who gained a lot of knowledge and leadership skills in his international career. We are confident that he will be very successful in shaping the future of Athlon France together with our employees and customers. He will also bring in an additional important market perspective to the Athlon Executive Committee. We thank Bruno Morizur for his outstanding achievements in significantly growing the fleet of Athlon France under his leadership over the last six years and wish him all the best as Managing Director of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services France.”

    Stéphane Chemama, appointed Managing Director of Athlon France: “I am excited to join the Athlon Team and to bring in my expertise to serve the customers of Athlon France in the best way. The market is rapidly changing and Athlon is providing innovative, flexible, sustainable and efficient mobility solutions, which are all high on the agenda of our customers. I also look forward to contributing to steer the Group as a Member of the Athlon Executive Committee.”

    Stéphane Chemama has over 20 years of experience in the mobility sector. He has held several leadership positions at BNP Paribas, most recently he was Global Partnership Director, in charge of steering Jaguar Land Rover Financial Services across nine markets in Europe. Before that, he led the Automotive Wholesale Finance Business line and steered the Asset Management Strategy as Mobility Global Head of Business Operations. Chemama was Director at Accenture Strategy and held different leadership positions at Nissan for the Infiniti brand, under which General Manager of Infiniti South Europe and Corporate Sales & Used Car Director. Before joining Nissan, Chemama was Branch Director at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions and CFO for Arval in Russia. He started his career at PSA Peugeot Citroën. Chemama holds an Executive MBA from ESCP Business School and a Master of Science in Management from SKEMA Business School.