JAN VAN DE PERRE APPOINTED AS FRAIKIN BENELUX CEO

Colombes, October 2016 – FRAIKIN Group announces Jan Van De Perre has been appointed as Fraikin Benelux’s CEO. He reports directly to Olivier Fossion, International Chief Operating Officer.


Jan Van De Perre has spent a majority of his career in the auto industry. He started as General Manager at Hyundai, then moved to IVECO and Europcar. From 2002 to 2004, he was Daewoo’s Country Manager in Belgium. In 2005 and 2006, he was General Manager for Chevrolet Belgium.

In 2007, he joined Mitsubishi Group & Fuso as CEO at its Belgium Luxembourg subsidiary, then was named Beherman Motors’ CEO in 2012.

In 2014, he took on the General Manager role at NV Relex.

Pierre-Louis Colin, President of FRAIKIN Group’s Executive Board, said this about Jan Van De Perre’s appointment: “We are very happy that Jan is taking the lead at FRAIKIN Benelux. I am convinced he will continue pursuing and increasing FRAIKIN’s sales growth in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, and to establish our position as leader in these countries."

About FRAIKIN:

With seventy years of experience and a turnover of €656M in 2015, the FRAIKIN Group, top European commercial and industrial vehicles hire company, owns the largest multi-brand, multi-functional fleet of vehicles (54,730 vehicles, 51,000 of which are owned directly and 5,000 of which are under fleet management) as well as the largest dedicated, integrated network, with 180 agencies across the entire European territory (France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Spain, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, the Netherlands, Italy and Russia), as well as in Saudi Arabia. Far more than just a leasing company, with its 2,800 employees, Fraikin supports its clients in defining the solutions best suited to their needs, while drawing on know-how that is always closely aligned with these clients’ requirements in terms of responsiveness and flexibility.

For more information: www.fraikin.com