Jean-Louis Labauge, born in 1968, is a graduate of HEC Paris and Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers. He began his career in 1991 at BNP Paribas in mergers and acquisitions in Germany. He joined Groupe Renault in 1993 as an internal auditor. In 1996, he oversaw the creation of RCI Poland and was appointed CEO of the subsidiary. He became the group’s Financial Risk and Internal Control Director in 1999. Starting in 2003, he supervised the transposition of the Basel II banking regulation and the implementation of IRB models[1] at the group as Project Director. In 2005, he was appointed Managing Director of RCI Finance SA in Switzerland. In 2007, he coordinated the creation of the group’s insurance companies, of which he was appointed CEO in 2009. He went on to join Nissan Europe as General Manager Sales Finance for Europe and Russia. In 2013, he was named director of the project to create the Alliance’s automotive financing subsidiary in India and was appointed Managing Director of Nissan Renault Financial Services India. In 2016, he was appointed CEO of RCI Financial Services[2] and RCI Bank[3] in the UK. In 2019, he oversaw the process of obtaining the banking license that RCI Bank will need to continue its operations post-Brexit. Effective from July 1, 2019, Jean-Louis Labauge has been appointed Chief Compliance Officer of RCI Bank and Services and a member of the Executive Committee.


Frédéric Schneider, born in 1976, is a graduate of IAE, Lyon. He began his career in 2000 as a Business Controller at RCI Banque in the UK. In 2003, he became a Financial Controller at RCI Banque S.A. Starting in 2005, he served as Chief Financial Officer in the UK, first for Nissan Finance Limited and then for RCI Financial Services. He was named Regional Director in Rennes at DIAC in 2009 and in 2011 became the Chief Financial Officer at RN Bank in Russia. He was appointed Managing Director of RCI Banque Sucursal Argentina in 2014 and of the Banco RCI Brasil subsidiary in 2016, where he coordinated the launch of the deposits collection business in March 2019. Effective from July 1, 2019, Frédéric Schneider has been appointed VP, Sales and Marketing of RCI Bank and Services and a member of the Executive Committee.

[1] Internal ratings-based approach.

[2] RCI Financial Services provides financing solutions and automotive services to Alliance brand customers in the UK.

[3] RCI Bank offers savings solutions to retail customers in the UK.

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About RCI Banque S.A. :

Created and wholly owned by Groupe Renault, RCI Banque S.A. is a French bank specializing in automotive financing and services for the customers and dealership networks of Groupe Renault (Renault, Dacia, Alpine, Renault Samsung Motors and Lada) worldwide, the Nissan Group (Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun) mainly in Europe, Brazil, Argentina and South Korea and through joint ventures in Russia and India, and Mitsubishi Motors in the Netherlands.

RCI Bank and Services has been the new commercial identity of RCI Banque S.A. since February 2016.

With over 3,500 employees in 36 countries, RCI Bank and Services financed over 1.8 million contracts (for new and used vehicles) in 2018 and sold more than 4.8 million services.

At end-December 2018, average performing assets stood at €44.4 billion of financing and pre-tax income at €1,215 million.

RCI Bank and Services has rolled out a deposits collection business in five countries since 2012. At end-December 2018, net collected deposits totaled €15.9 billion, or 34% of the company's assets.

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