Ian Charik has joined the management team at Cassiopae SAS as senior vice president of asset finance US, and asset finance director UK. His primary responsibilities include business development for Cassiopae’s leasing software in both the UK and US markets.
Charik has worked in the asset finance industry for some 30 years and has gained extensive experience in global markets including the US, Europe, Africa and China. Initially working for a finance company, Charik’s career has led him into management and executive positions with a major UK consulting company, a UK software company specialising in asset finance, entrepreneurial initiatives within the leasing industry and global sales and marketing.
Noel Webster, president of Cassiopae, explained that the company is seeking to grow in the US and UK. “Both markets,” he said, “are very interested in the advantages gained from a highly configurable, front-to-back solution that can manage multiple lease and loan products using a single system world-wide.”
The news comes as Cassiopae announced that is has been selected as part of The Situs Companies’ initiative to provide technology advances to the commercial real estate industry. Bruce Nelson, Situs’ global head of asset management explained: “The loan servicing software provides comprehensive commercial loan management. With a single point of entry, Cassiopae improves efficiency, eliminates redundant data, reduces errors and lowers maintenance and operating costs.”