16 Feb 21

Arval appoints new General Managers in UK and Spain

Arval has announced the appointed of Lakshmi Moorthy as UK General Manager and Miguel Cabaça as Spain General Manager.

On 1 March 2021, Lakshmi Moorthy (pictured, left), currently Arval Retail Director, will be appointed Arval UK General Manager. She has more than 22 years of experience in consumer and commercial finance roles and has worked in several countries including India, the US and France. She joined Arval in 2015 from GE Capital. Ms Moorthy holds a postgraduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management (Calcutta) and an MBA from INSEAD.

Miguel Cabaça (pictured, centre), currently Arval UK General Manager, will be appointed Arval Spain General Manager. He has been General Manager of Arval UK since 2017. In February 2017, he joined Arval from BNP Paribas Finance. Mr Cabaça holds an Executive MBA from the ISCTE Business School in Portugal.

Both will report to Grégoire Chové, Arval Managing Director, Europe.

Emilie Wirth (pictured, right), previously Arval Mid-Term Rental Programme Director, replaces Lakshmi Moorthy as Arval Retail Director since 1 February 2021. With this new position, she becomes a new member of the Arval Executive Committee. She joined Arval in 1999 and holds a certificate of Digital Leadership Management from ESSEC Business School.

At the same time, Arval announced the appointment of Luc Soriau as General Manager of the Arval LATAM Region.

Image (from left to right): Lakshmi Moorthy, Arval UK General Manager, Miguel Cabaça, Arval Spain General Manager, Emilie Wirth, Arval Retail Director

Authored by: Benjamin Uyttebroeck