Group Regional Director, ALD
With over 20 years of experience in the leasing and fleet industry both in Europe and the USA, Miel Horsten has served as Group Regional Director of ALD since 2020.
Miel Horsten began his career in 1997 as an Account Manager with Michelin Benelux before joining ALD Automotive in Belgium (then Hertz Lease) in 1999 to manage service operations, eventually becoming International Operations Project Manager in 2001. He moved to the ALD Automotive headquarters in Paris in 2003 and played an instrumental role in the creation of ALD RE, the company’s fully owned reinsurance company. In 2007, he moved to United States to create a subsidiary for ALD Automotive as Deputy CEO and returned to Paris three years later to head up Products and Services for the Group. In 2012, he returned to ALD Automotive in Belgium as General Manager before being appointed Group Regional Director of ALD in 2020 to supervise the Nordics, Ireland, the Benelux region and Asia Pacific, as well as the Group’s procurement department and insurance department.
Miel holds a Master’s degree in Financial and Commercial sciences from Economische Hogeschool Sint-Aloysius and degrees in Corporate Finance and Financial Accounting from EHSAL Management School in Brussels.