De Lage Landen Financial Services names Rita Di Martino EVP & Chief Operating Officer


WAYNE, Pa., -- De Lage Landen Financial Services, a leading international provider of high quality asset-based financing products, has named Rita

Di Martino to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.


She will report directly to Ronald Slaats, Chairman of the Americas Division of De Lage Landen International B.V., and serve as a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

In her new capacity, Di Martino will provide oversight and direction to De Lage Landen’s Shared Services Departments from a strategic and tactical, as well as a day-to-day operations standpoint.

These departments encompass the Facilities Services, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, and Operations functions, including Collections and Portfolio Management, Litigation & Recovery, Contract Management and Account Services.

Previously, Di Martino served as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Group Manager – Operations & Technology for Fleet Capital Leasing in Providence, RI, where she held a series of progressively more responsible positions in her 11 years with the company.


Prior to joining Fleet, she held a number of finance positions. Di Martino is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She also holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and MIS from Boston College.


De Lage Landen Financial Services is part of De Lage Landen International B.V., an international provider of high-quality asset-based financing products. The company, headquartered in Eindhoven (the Netherlands), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dutch Rabobank Group that has been rated AAA by the major rating agencies Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s.


With offices and joint ventures in 20 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, Australia and New Zealand, De Lage Landen specializes in asset financing and vendor finance programs internationally, with a focus on the following industries: Agriculture and Food, Healthcare, IT, Materials Handling and Construction Equipment, Office Equipment, Telecom and Bank Outsourcing. Domestically, the company concentrates on a broad range of leasing and trade finance products.


In 2002 De Lage Landen grew its net profit to $94 million and its balance sheet to $11.5 billion in assets.



Ted Radomile

De Lage Landen Financial Services

Phone Number: 610 386 5830

Fax Number: 610 386 5840




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