News sales leader for Siemens Financial Services
By Laura Hatton24 February 2014
Siemens Financial Services (SFS) has appointed Gunnar Skagerlind as sales leader in the Nordic region, covering Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.
Skagerlind will be responsible for establishing partnerships with equipment vendors and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in industry, construction and transport.
Prior to his new role, Skagerlind was Nordic sales manager at Société Générale and has worked for GE Capital Equipment Finance.
Skagerlind said, “This is an exciting market with strong growth potential for finance as demand for specialized industrial equipment is rising in both domestic and foreign markets. Vendors and OEMs wishing to drive sales are exhibiting growing interest in incorporating finance in their sales proposition to enable affordability and ease of acquisition for their customers.
“At the same time, end-users are increasingly keen to harness technological innovations while also managing their cash flow, in order to achieve best-in-class efficiency, energy optimization and productivity gains. I am delighted to be spearheading these market developments with a financier that really understands the industrial sector.”