Leasing Options, the Manchester-based car leasing firm, is celebrating its continued success and growth by announcing its latest senior hire.

Despite a widely reported ‘challenging’ climate in the automotive sector, Leasing Options is continuing to smash its records and achieve continued growth. As a result of this success, the management at the car leasing firm are further investing in its infrastructure and have announced the appointment of its new Head of Compliance.

Chandni Desai is joining Leasing Options to be responsible for maintaining its outstanding standards in regulatory compliance across areas including governance and risk.

On joining the team, Chandni will also be involved as part of the senior leadership team, in reviewing and monitoring internal policies and procedures, overseeing all elements of staff induction and future proofing the business for any regulatory and industry changes.

Chandni Desai, Head of Compliance at Leasing Options said: “I am so proud to be joining Leasing Options as it’s a company that truly understands the importance of compliance in all areas of the business and invests in its forward-thinking approach to future proofing.

“The management team at Leasing Options is clearly demonstrating its commitment to compliance by investing in this role and their support to me already is fantastic.

“I’m so impressed by the Leasing Options team and their attention to detail in all areas of compliance and feel truly assured in the standards we offer to all our customers and partners. In my first week every conversation I had with colleagues proved to be valuable. Leasing Options has built a team of incredibly genuine people who REALLY CARE about what they do. I can’t express how refreshing that is to now be a part of.”

Desai brings over a decade of experience from working within Governance, Risk and Compliance, most recently at one of the largest online credit broking firms in the country. She will work with the senior management team to continue to evolve Leasing Options’ processes ensuring its customers interest are always protected and at the forefront of the team’s minds.

Mike Thompson, Chief Operating Officer at Leasing Options added: “The role of Head of Compliance is one of the most important we have within our business and is a true demonstration of our commitment to always offer the best for our customers and partners. Its not just about the technical knowledge and expertise, but more importantly is a role central to the culture and direction we take with all our Leasing Options family. We are delighted we were able to convince Chandni to join the team and are sure she will help continue the amazing journey we are on.

“When we met Chandni we instantly knew she was going to be a fantastic addition to our team, as she truly wants to help us provide the best service for our customers and her values certainly match ours.

“This is a really exciting time for Leasing Options and we look forward to working with Chandni as part of this next chapter.”


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