ALPHARETTA, GA - LeasePlan USA, a leading fleet and vehicle management company, has been named a finalist in the 2010 American Business Awards, also known as the Stevie Awards.

LeasePlan was named a finalist in the "Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year" category for its philanthropic efforts involving its employees as well as the communities in which the company does business.

LeasePlan and its employees are committed to serving their community through LeasePlan Cares, which partners with non-profit organizations such as the Atlanta Children's Shelter, Shelter, Inc. and Susan G. Komen. In addition, LeasePlan heavily invests in its employees through HealthyU, the company's health and wellness initiative.

"We are excited to be named a finalist for this prestigious award. This could not have been possible without the commitment that our employees exhibit for each other, our community and our clients. These programs were created by our employees and continue to thrive under their leadership and volunteer efforts. I could not be more proud of them," said Mike Pitcher, president and CEO.

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. This year, more than 2,700 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories.

Representatives from LeasePlan will attend the annual gala on Monday, June 21, in New York City where this year's winners will be announced.

About LeasePlan USA
LeasePlan USA, a subsidiary of LeasePlan Corp. N.V., is a global leader in vehicle leasing and fleet management solutions. The company, which manages 1.3 million vehicles worldwide, offers clients customized plans for total fleet cost reduction through its technologically advanced products and dedication to customer service.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at