LeasePlan USA has appointed Butch Christian regional vice president of sales, South Central region. Christian will focus on fleets with between 50- to 250-unit potential in a nine state territory that includes Texas, Colorado, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Christian comes to LeasePlan with more than 10 years experience in the fleet management industry. Prior to joining the company, Christian served as assistant vice president, vehicle and equipment acquisitions with CitiCapital Fleet Services, purchased by GE Fleet Services in 2003. In his previous position, Christian managed manufacturer relationships including negotiating minority dealer contracts. He was also responsible for gathering and analyzing statistical data as part of his role in making cost savings and efficiency recommendations to clients and prospects. Prior positions held at CitiCapital also include director of accounting, accounting manager, and collections manager.