EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, December 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Bill Stephenson, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of DLL, has been honored with the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award, which goes to an individual who has helped to build and shape the international leasing industry over the course of their career. Stephenson has driven new developments across the industry, playing a strategic leadership role within his organization and the leasing community as a whole.
With over 25 years of vendor finance experience, Stephenson is a recognized industry expert. He is a strong advocate of corporate social responsibility and a frequent speaker at industry assemblies throughout the world. "This Lifetime Achievement Award is a privilege and an honor for DLL and for myself," says Stephenson. "I have spent most of my career working with our clients on their point-of-sale experience, understanding how they sell to their end customers and the role DLL can play in enhancing that process. This customer-centric focus helps inform and guide the decisions I make as CEO today. Throughout my career, I have had the honor to be surrounded by talented professionals, and I am extremely grateful for that."
The Lifetime Achievement award was presented to Bill Stephenson on December 3, 2015 at the Leasing Life Conference & Awards Dinner, held at the internationally renowned five star Corinthia Hotel in Budapest, Hungary. Over the past 10 years, the Leasing Life Conference & Awards has become the asset finance and leasing industry's signature event. The annual awards recognize the achievements of the European asset finance industry. A complete list of the award winners can be found here.