30 Oct 19

IFMI Masterclass: because 30 people know more than 1

The International Fleet Managers Institute (IFMI) holds a Masterclass for international fleet and mobility leaders who want to stay up to speed about fleet management, mobility, powertrains and taxation.

The 2019 IFMI Masterclass will be held on 6 November in Estoril, Portugal.

Here’s an overview of topics and speakers at this year’s IFMI:

  • Outsourcing fleet management: yes or no? Marc Devos, Senior Manager Fleet Europe, Coca-Cola European Partners and Ferenc Hegedus, Global Category Lead Auto Leasing, Auto Rental and Ground Transportation, IBM, defend their views on this often-contentious topic.
  • What’s the status of your vehicle fleet and the fleet costs it represents? A presentation by Sjoerd Brenters, Senior Automotive Consultant, LeasePlan.
  • Sole supply or multi supply? Two fleet managers argue respectively dual and sole supply are the way to go. Laszlo Kiss, Global Category Manager Fleet, Novartis, is in favour of a multi supply strategy.
  • How will WLTP impact vehicle budgets? Presentation by Shams-Dine El Mouden, International Arval Consulting Director, Arval and Mark Taylor, International Account Director, Athlon.
  • Overview of new taxation across Europe in terms of powertrains, BIK, mobility incentives etc. by Mazen Al Haffar, Advisor, BDO.
  • How to deal with connected vehicles? Presentation by Anne Chidiac, Business Intelligence & Consultancy, ALD Automotive.

The full-day Masterclass will be built on interactive presentations, debates and workshops in which participants take on the hot potatos in today’s fleet and mobility industry.

Keep on eye on these pages to stay up to date about this Masterclass and upcoming IFMI events!

Image: 2017 IFMI Masterclass in Estoril, Portugal.

Authored by: Benjamin Uyttebroeck