Societe Generale Equipment Finance has changed the roles of its senior management with new zonal responsibilities for areas across Europe.

Jochen Jehmlich, deputy chief executive officer of SGEF, now leads Central Europe, overseeing operations in Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, and Hungary.

Carsten Thorne is tasked with managing Norway, Denmark, and Sweden, and Carlo Mescieri will head Italy’s non-vendor activities.

Giles Turner is responsible for Western Europe, including the UK, Spain, vendor activities in Italy, France, and the Benelux countries Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.

John Rees has been appointed chief commercial officer of the sales department. In this role, Rees will work with sales teams in different countries to provide local support. Bas Hoekstra will become head of international vendor management. Both will be based in Paris.

Pascale Devergies-Gilodi has been appointed head of the strategic and transverse initiatives department. The role will see him responsible for strategic guidelines, transversal initiatives, the governance of Sogelease, and the supervision of China.