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Matt Schembri joins Hitachi Capital as new marketing head

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions  has recruited Matt Schembri as head of marketing, from Leaseplan.

Schembri will be responsible for leading innovation, e-commerce strategy and marketing across all three divisions of Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, namely Hitachi Capital Car Solutions, Commercial Vehicle Solutions and Driving Instructor Solutions. 

With over 16 years of industry experience, Schembri has held senior marketing and consultancy roles at Leaseplan, Volkswagen Financial Services, Masterlease, Arval and Argos.

Schembri will oversee all marketing operations and activity from Hitachi Capital Commercial Vehicle Solutions new offices in Trowbridge.

Simon Oliphant, CEO of Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions, said: “Matt is the ideal candidate for the role of head of marketing at Hitachi Capital.  His marketing knowledge and experience will prove invaluable, as will his digital expertise, and we look forward to working with him as we continue to grow the business.”

Schembri added: “I’m delighted to be joining Hitachi Capital at a time of rapid growth with exciting projects being developed and implemented across all three divisions.  I am looking forward to leading our marketing strategy to further strengthen Hitachi Capital’s position as the leading UK independent leasing provider of choice.”


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