Arval, a global leader in full-service vehicle leasing and new sustainable mobility solutions, announces new appointments regarding its countries’ governance and general organisation. François-Xavier Castille, previously Arval International Managing Director, has been appointed Arval Deputy CEO & Europe and Latin America Managing Director. Stefan Majtán, former Arval Italy General Manager, becomes Arval International Managing Director. They both report to Alain van Groenendael, Arval Chairman and CEO.
François-Xavier Castille joined Arval in 2000, becoming General Manager for the company in Portugal, Spain and then France. In 2018, he was appointed Managing Director, International. In May 2022, he became Arval Europe and Latin America Managing Director. He is a member of the Arval Executive Committee.
After extensive experience in the automotive sector, Stefan Majtán joined Arval in 2003 developing and creating Arval entities in Central and Eastern Europe. From 2011 to 2019, he was Head of the Central Europe Region of Arval. In July 2019, he was appointed General Manager of Arval Italy. In June 2022, he became Arval International Managing Director, supervising Arval countries – except for France, Italy, UK and Spain and Latin American countries. He is a new member of the Arval Executive Committee.
On top of their current responsibilities, François-Xavier Castille and Bart Beckers have been appointed Arval Deputy CEOs. François-Xavier Castille becomes Arval Deputy CEO & Europe and Latin America Managing Director, and Bart Beckers, Arval Deputy CEO & Chief Commercial Officer.
“With their long and successful experience within Arval, I am confident that François-Xavier and Stefan will continue to actively support our countries across our Arval Beyond journey. In his new role as Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer, I am also happy to count on Bart’s extended knowledge of our business and industry. In this rapidly changing environment, I’m convinced that people’s expertise and commitment are crucial to our continued growth and meeting our ambition to be the leader in sustainable mobility”, says Alain van Groenendael, Arval Chairman and CEO.