PARIS — Groupe Renault has appointed Gianluca de Ficchi, currently Head of Purchasing, as CEO of Mobilize.
De Ficchy will succeed Clotilde Delbos, who will leave the automaker at the end of 2022, as head of the automaker’s mobility services division.
Mobilize includes services such as car sharing and EV charging (Mobilize Beyond Automotive), as well as banking and financial activities (Mobilize Financial Services).
De Ficchy is currently Alliance Executive Vice President Purchasing and Managing Director of the Alliance Purchasing organization. Francois Provost will assume purchasing responsibility for Renault Group and Alliance, the automaker said.
In a statement on Tuesday, Groupe Renault CEO Luca de Meo said De Ficchy’s banking experience was important for Mobilize, which has set a target of generating 20% of the group’s total revenue by 2030. said to be an asset.
De Ficchy holds a degree in Economics from LUISS University in Rome and a Senior Executive Program from Stanford University.
He joined the Renault Group in 2001 at RCI Banque, Italy. In 2007 he moved to FGA Capital (now FCA Bank), a joint venture between Fiat and Credit Agricole, where he was appointed Chairman and CEO in 2013.
In 2014 De Ficchy returned to Renault as CEO of RCI Bank and Services. He joined Nissan in 2018 as Senior Vice President and Chairman of the European Management Committee.
In 2020, he was appointed chairman of Nissan’s operations in Africa, the Middle East, India, Europe (including Russia) and Oceania. Current position from April 2021.
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Mobilize’s banking operations will be led by Joao Miguel Leandro and mobility services will be handled by Fedra Ribeiro.