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ALD Automotive Romania names new general manager

ALD Automotive Romania names new general manager Shane Dowling - ALD Romania

BUCHAREST (Romania), September 5 (SeeNews) - Shane Dowling has been appointed general manager of ALD Automotive Romania starting September 1, ALD Automotive, part of France's Societe Generale Group, said on Thursday.

At the same time, Dowling will also carry on as regional director of ALD Automotive in Southeast Europe, coordinating the activity in 4 countries: Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey, ALD Automotive said in a press release. 

ALD Automotive Romania is a subsidiary of ALD Automotive, the operational leasing and fleet management business line of Societe Generale Group. Present in Romania since 2005, the company is specialized in operational leasing and fleet management. 

Dowling is replacing Frederic Banco, who has held the position of general manager of ALD Automotive Romania since 2006.

With over 20 years experience in the automotive and operational leasing industries, Shane Dowling was general manager of ALD Automotive Romania between 2011 and 2016. He was subsequently promoted as regional director for Southeast Europe and CEO of ALD Automotive Turkey.

"I return to Romania with great enthusiasm, because it is a market that I know very well and which continues to be very dynamic. ALD Automotive Romania has grown steadily, since its establishment in the local market, more than 14 years ago, so we have a stable portfolio of clients and an experienced team," Shane Dowling said.