LeasePlan grows business development team with new hire


LeasePlan USA has brought Michael Croft on to its to business development team, where he will work with companies in the Southwestern region.

Croft most recently served as vice president of sales for Element Fleet.

He joins LeasePlan while it is expanding its business development team in preparation for smart growth and future endeavors, according to the company.

“I knew right away Michael was a good fit for us,” said LeasePlan USA chief commercial officer Ricardo Fonzaghi in a news release. “Not only does he bring years of fleet expertise and a consultative mindset, he also possesses the passion and spark that clients need to achieve success.”

Croft's previous roles include director of strategic sales for Comdata and director of global sales at Vodafone.

“It is such an exhilarating time to join the LeasePlan team,” said Croft.

Michael Croft, LeasePlan USA

“The momentum and excitement at the company is unbelievable. I am looking forward to this next chapter in my professional career and the opportunity to help clients elevate their fleet to the next level,” he said.

Croft is an active member of NAFA Fleet Management Association and AFLA. His duties include being responsible for new business development in both California and Arizona.

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