ATLANTA -- LeasePlan USA, a provider of vehicle leasing and fleet management, has promoted Jon J. Toups to the position of senior vice president, sales, marketing and client services, as well as a member of its executive management team.

"In his role as national vice president of sales, marketing and client relations, Jon has been an instrumental part of LeasePlan's success. Under his leadership, the sales and client relations groups have experienced tremendous growth, leading to the expansion of the client relations team and the creation of valuable consultative fleet management tools," said Mike Pitcher, president and CEO for LeasePlan USA.

Toups has led LeasePlan USA's sales and client relations efforts for three years and assumed management of the company’s marketing activities in January of 2007.

Prior to joining LeasePlan, he held numerous management positions of increasing responsibilities in the sales, financial service and customer service industries. He spent the first 19 years of his career in sales, sales management and general management with Pitney Bowes and with PBCC, its financial services and equipment leasing organization.

LeasePlan USA, a subsidiary of LeasePlan Corp. N.V., is a global provider of vehicle leasing and fleet management solutions. The company, which manages more than 1.3 million vehicles worldwide, offers clients customized plans for total fleet cost reduction through its technologically advanced products and dedication to customer service.