The Board of Directors of RCI Banque SA, meet today and has decided to appoint Mr. Frédéric Schneider as the interim CEO of RCI Banque SA, which operates under the trade name of Mobilize Financial Services. This appointment takes effect today.

This change follows the departure of Mr. João Leandro, who had been the CEO of RCI Banque SA since 2019.

The appointment of Mr. Frédéric Schneider as the interim CEO of RCI Banque SA is subject to the approval from the European Central Bank.

Frédéric Schneider

Born in 1976, Frédéric Schneider graduated from IAE, Lyon. He began his career in 2000 as a Business Controller at RCI Banque in the United Kingdom.

In 2003, he became the Financial Controller at RCI Banque S.A. From 2005, Frédéric Schneider held successive positions as Chief Financial Officer in the United Kingdom, first for Nissan Finance Limited and then for RCI Financial Services. In 2009, he was appointed the Regional Director at Rennes for DIAC. In 2011, Frédéric Schneider became the Chief Financial Officer of RN Bank in Russia.

In 2014, he was appointed as the Managing Director of RCI Banque Argentina branch, and then in Banco RCI Brazil in 2016, a subsidiary for which he managed the launch of the deposit collection activity in March 2019.

From 1st July 2019, Frédéric Schneider became an Executive Committee member of the RCI Banque S.A group, which operates under the trade name Mobilize Financial Services from May 10th 2022. He has also been Deputy Chief Executive Officer since December 9th, 2019.

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about Mobilize Financial Services

As a partner caring for all its customers, Mobilize Financial Services builds innovative financial services to create sustainable mobility for all. A subsidiary of the Renault Group whose activity started almost 100 years ago, Mobilize Financial Services is the commercial brand of RCI Banque SA, a French Bank specializing in automotive financing and services for Alliance customers and dealers. With operations in 35 countries and nearly 4,000 employees, the group financed over 1.2 million contracts (new and used vehicles) in 2022 and sold 3.8 million services. At end 2022, average performing assets stood at €44.7 billion in financing and pretax income at 1,050 million euros.

Since 2012, the group has rolled out a deposits collection business in several countries. At the end of December 2022, net deposits collected totaled €24.4 billion or 49% of the company's net assets.