3 Apr 19

New appointments at Alphabet

Lease company Alphabet has appointed two experienced executives to new functions. On April 1st, Dr. Andreas Fischer (pictured left) started as Head of Risk Management and Compliance at Alphabet International. On August 1st, Helmut Hoidn (right) will take over as CEO of Alphabet Poland. 

Dr Fischer started his career at BMW Group in 1997, in the Financial Services division. He has held various managerial functions in strategy, quality, management and accounting within the Group. In 2012, he became Chief Risk Officer at Alphabet Netherlands, a position he held until 2017.  In his new role, he succeeds Raoul van der Meeren, who has moved to the Financial Services division. 

Mr Hoidn started at BMW Group back in 1984 as a Graduate Trainee in the Organisational Department. He has a long track record in Corporate Audit and held various managerial positions at BMW Group HQ, BMW Group National Sales Companies (NSCs) and National Financial Service Companies (NFSCs) in Poland, the UK and Russia. Until August, he is still CFO at BMW Financial Services in Russia. In Poland, he will succeed Leszek Pomorski, who will retire. 

Authored by: Frank Jacobs