BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – The fourth edition of the International Fleet Managers Institute (IFMI), a high-level three-day seminar on international car fleet management, will take place at The Klooster Hotel in Brussels October 17-19. The IFMI, is a LeasePlan, Fleet Europe, and PricewaterhouseCoopers initiative, in co-partnership with ALD International and Fleet Synergy International. The seminar is a mix of presentations, lectures, analyses, case studies, hands-on exercises, interactive sessions, and workshops.

New this year:

  • Three-day program (instead of four), plus a complementary one-day expert session six months later on total cost of ownership (TCO).
  • New pricing policy: all-inclusive formula / cheaper.

    Program Highlights:

  • General market and competitive information.
  • Understanding fleet costs.
  • Car remarketing and residual value.
  • Risk management.
  • Fuel management.
  • Car policy as a tool to manage fleet costs and how to implement it.
  • Cost savings in practice.
  • Tender process.
  • Supplier selection.
  • Implementation of solutions.
  • Monitoring: do’s and don’ts.

    The lecturers are experienced specialists in the field of fleet management, taxation, or car leasing, or experienced international fleet managers:

  • Caroline Thonnon, editor-in-chief, Fleet Europe.
  • Martin Verrelli, head of market intelligence unit, EurotaxGlass’s International AG.
  • Stéphane Gebka, EMEA Car fleet manager, Hewlett-Packard.
  • Paul Herremans, director, leased cars, Philips.
  • Mattew Dyer, managing director, LeasePlan International.
  • Andreas Gröbler, European K/A & leasing manager, Shell Europe.
  • Bas Born, Practice Leader Automotive, Aon.
  • Hans Damen, Fleet Synergy International.
  • Pascal Serres, ALD International.

    For more information or to make reservations, contact Annick Nemetz, ph: +352.26.95.85; e-mail: Detailed program information is available online at