Four months after its launch, Sixt Leasing
Ireland announced that it will recruit 25 new people in the country
during the next two years.
The global leasing and rental company
currently employs five people in Ireland and its latest recruit is
Anthony Cloonan who joins as account manager, having previously
worked in an asset management role at CIT.
The planned new roles will be in sales and
marketing, customer service and finance.
“We’re very excited,” said Sixt Leasing
Ireland’s managing director Conor Kelly about the plans of
He said the Irish leasing market is currently
consolidating after tougher years which, for example, saw Lombard
axe more than 100 jobs in country in late 2009.
“This is a clear opportunity for us,” he
He added that since Sixt is both a leasing and
rental company, and provides lease options from one day up to five
years, it appeals to more types of customers than traditional
leasing companies through offering short-term leasing and rental
Kelly also told Leasing Life about
one of Sixt’s new services, Photo 2 Lease, through which
customers can take a photo of a car with any Smartphone, send the
picture to Sixt and receive an offer on a lease in one hour.