Thibault Paland, 46, is a graduate of ESGF[1]. He began his career at the group in 1997 working as part of the DIAC teams. From 2001 to 2008, he held a number of positions at Renault Parc Entreprises (R.P.E.) in France, where he acquired extensive experience in corporate sales. He notably served as Renault Key Accounts Director and Overlease Sales Director from June 2006 to October 2008. Returning to DIAC, from 2008 to 2013 he headed the Regional Division of the East Network and then Paris Ile-de-France. From 2013 to 2016, he held the position of Deputy Managing Director of Diac Location at R.P.E., coordinating the group’s fleet and leasing business. Since June 2016, he was Managing Director of RCI Benelux, the RCI Bank and Services subsidiary for the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

[1] Ecole Supérieure de Gestion et Finances, a business and finance school.

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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 financings and services for the customers and dealership networks of Groupe Renault (Renault, Renault Samsung Motors and Dacia) 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 nearly 3,400 employees in 36 countries, RCI Bank and Services financed over 1.77 million contracts (for new and used vehicles) in 2017 and sold more than 4.4 million services.

At end-December 2017, average performing assets stood at €39.6 billion of financings and pre-tax income at €1,077 million.

RCI Bank and Services has rolled out a deposits collection business in four countries since 2012. At end-December 2017, net collected deposits totaled €14.9 billion, or 34% of the company's assets.


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