Mr. Regis Rodolphe Martin, a Non-Executive Director of the Company who was first appointed to the Board on 20 December 2016, was re-elected at the Annual General Meeting held on 30 June 2017.
Mr. R.R. Martin is a Director of Group Lease Public Company Ltd. Group Lease is one of the leading finance companies in ASEAN providing leasing and micro finance services targeting the rural and unbanked population in emerging markets and is now one of the Unique Corporation in the region with a strong presence in most of the ASEAN markets such as Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia and Myanmar. The company is listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
Group Lease acquired 29.99% stake of Commercial Credit and Finance PLC through its Singapore subsidiary. Mr. Martin joined Group Lease in 2014 as Business Development Manager, and then was promoted as Senior VP for Finance and Business Development of Group Lease in 2015, acted as CFO in April 2016 and he has worked extensively on the expansion of Group Lease in all new ASEAN markets.
Mr. Regis Martin has now been working in South East Asia for almost 10 years since he moved to Cambodia in 2008 as Senior Auditor for the audit firm Morrison Kak and Associes in Phnom Penh. He also worked as Investment Portfolio Manager for Devenco, a boutique Venture Capital company in Cambodia. In addition, Mr. Martin provides teaching of financial analysis to a class of Master students as the Royal University of Law and Economics in Phnom Penh for several years. Prior to moving to South East Asia, Mr. Martin worked as auditor for PriceWaterhouse Coopers in Paris, as Sales Forecast Controller for L‘Oreal Paris and at the French Ministry of Economy of Finance.
Mr. Martin is a graduate of the Paris IX Dauphine where he received a Master of Art in International Business and Master of Science in Applied Economics.
Mr. Martin joined the Board of Commercial Credit and Finance PLC in December 2016.