Introduction from the Session Chair
Peter-Jan Bentein / Secretary General, Dutch Leasing Association NVL
Peter-Jan Bentein is Secretary General of the Dutch Leasing Association (NVL). Prior to working for the NVL, Peter-Jan spent 20 years of his career with the ING Group, where he held several senior management positions in marketing and sales, both in Belgium and in the Netherlands, including CEO of ING Lease for the Netherlands. In 2011, he left ING to become an independent entrepreneur and investor in multiple ventures, as well as the Secretary General of the Dutch Leasing Assocation (NVL).
Odile de Saivre / CEO, Societe Generale Equipment Finance
Odile de Saivre has been appointed CEO of Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) on September 1st, 2022.
She was previously, since 2017, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of SGEF and, as such, already a member of the SG Group’s Management Committee.
Beforehand, Odile de Saivre held various positions in Societe Generale group, mostly within Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking (SG CIB) : she joined in 1997 the Equity Capital Market team, then moved to the Strategic and Acquisition Finance department and Asset Based Finance. In 2010, she headed the Global Finance team in charge of credit risk monitoring ; she then moved to Russia as Deputy Head of Corporate Lending Department. In 2015, she was leading the Project Export Finance team.
She holds a degree from Ecole Centrale Paris.
Matthias Grossmann / CEO, Commercial Finance, Siemens Financial Services
Matthias Grossmann is the CEO for the Commercial Finance business of Siemens Financial Services. Matthias has almost 30 years’ experience with the Siemens Group. He has worked in the US and Germany; and was until 2019 based in Sweden where he was CFO for the Siemens Nordic region. He was also Head of Corporate Pensions, the unit responsible for group-wide and Siemens AG pension management. Matthias has extensive experience and knowledge of both the finance and industry markets. He also has a keen interest in sustainability, and is leading the SFS Commercial Finance drive to enable businesses across the global to invest in more sustainable equipment and technology. Matthias holds a degree in Business Administration from the Technical University Berlin, Germany.
Marije Rhebergen / Head of Sustainability, DLL
Marije Rhebergen is DLL’s Global Head of Sustainability. She is responsible for DLL’s sustainability strategy assuring adherence to regulations as well as supporting customers in the transition to low carbon and circular business models. Products and solutions cover circular and usage models, clean tech and energy solutions, CO2 reduction and ESG risk management, but also social impact programs such as DLL’s volunteering program and advisory support to emerging markets through which DLL aims to contribute to the challenges the world is facing. Before joining DLL, Marije built up extensive experience in sustainability related functions. Currently, she participates as Board Member of PartnerFonds Brainport Eindhoven and Secretary in the board of Impact040.