Eric Lelarge was named head of worldwide B2B gross sales for VinFast, the most recent EV OEM to enter the U.S. fleet market. Lelarge will likely be primarily based on the VinFast world company headquarters in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Lelarge has in depth expertise in B2B gross sales. Earlier, he was normal supervisor mobility companies & insurance coverage merchandise North America for BMW Monetary Providers, the place he was accountable for three enterprise traces: Company Fleet, Insurance coverage, and Subscription/Mobility. Lelarge has in depth expertise within the fleet leasing and administration market having labored for Alphabet Worldwide, ING Automotive Lease Worldwide, and LeasePlan Worldwide.
In different information, Kevin Neal has been named VP B2B gross sales US for VinFast US. He assumed this place in July 2022 and relies in Alpharetta, Georgia. Beforehand, Neal was world company fleet gross sales director for LeasePlan. Earlier, Neal was director of operations – world company gross sales for Nissan Motor Corp. from 2013-2019.
VinFast will construct an meeting plant in Chatham County, southwest of Raleigh, North Carolina, to construct its eSUVs within the U.S., with manufacturing focused to begin in July 2024.
The VinFast U.S. headquarters is positioned in Los Angeles, Calif., in an space referred to as “Silicon Seaside,” which incorporates a big focus of tech corporations, similar to Area X, YouTube, and Amazon
Initially posted on Global Fleet Administration