London 19-07-16 CS Leasing, a specialized leasing company focusing on non-commoditized containers, has expanded its global operations by making two key personnel hires in the Asia-Pacific region and appointing a new agent to cover the Middle East and Indian subcontinent.
The company has added Makoto Nose to its senior management team.Makoto will establish the company’s new Singapore office and with his deep knowledge of the container leasing industry will take immediate responsibility for the Asian region together with oversight of global operations.Makoto has previously held a number of positions in Japan, Australia and Singapore.Makoto’s most recent position was Asia Marketing Director for The Cronos Group in Singapore, proceeded by positions with a number of container leasing companies, including Exsif and Transamerica.
“I am honoured to be joining CS Leasing,” said Makoto Nose. “I know the management team well and I am confident that their commitment to offering a flexible and customer-focused style of service will work well in this region,” he added.
Moving south, CS Leasing has added Linda Knight as Marketing Director in Sydney. Linda has over 20 years’ experience in the industry. Linda will focus on the New Zealand market, where she has an extensive network of relationships with companies that have already shown strong interest in working together with CS Leasing.Linda’s strong operational knowledge and expertise will help to develop CS Leasing’s market position.Formerly, Linda worked with The Cronos Group.Her most recent position there was as Area Marketing Director – Australia and New Zealand.At CS Leasing she will report to David Sprod, Vice President of Marketing, in Sydney.
“This is an exciting time to be joining CS Leasing,” said Linda Knight.“I look forward to working with existing and potential customers in New Zealand, and building the market position of CS Leasing.”
Additionally, CS Leasing has appointed Nipuna Containers LLC – part of the VS&B Containers Group – to cover the Middle East and Indian subcontinent for tanks and specials.Archana Jayakrishnan will be the area manager. Based in Dubai, Archana has been a resident of the UAE for over 25 years and has developed an extensive knowledge of the market in the region. Before joining Nipuna, Archana worked for Safmarine, part of the Maersk Group.The management of CS Leasing have been working with VS&B for over 20 years.
“We are all delighted to be representing CS Leasing,” said Archana Jayakrishnan. “I am looking forward to using my knowledge to expand the reach of a company that matches our own focus on customer service and market knowledge.”
Taken together, these three additions reflect the continued growth of CS Leasing since its launch in September of last year and enable the company to build its vision of offering a global service that is tailored around the needs of its customers.
About CS Leasing
Formed in 2015, CS Leasing focuses on leasing non-commoditized containers while providing the extensive product expertise and high service levels required by the operators of specialized equipment.
CS Leasing offers a customer-focused, flexible and knowledgeable service. The firm is expanding and has ambitious plans to further enhance its position as a global company while maintaining its flexible and personalized approach to business.
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Sarah Vietz at CS Leasing:
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