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Ian Smith

Ian is an experienced and successful Senior Executive with over 20 years experience of leading organizations and businesses in five different countries; Brazil, Canada, Germany, USA and UK.  Enthused about driving change to improve business performance and the customer experience through business transformation. An ethical and principled based leader with a passion for developing leaders and people.

Since joining BMW Group in Canada in 1999, Ian has held a number of Senior Executive positions.  He is currently the President & CEO BMW Group Financial Services USA and Region America’s which is responsible for the North, Central and South America markets with a regional asset portfolio of over $50 billion.  Ian has been responsible as the CEO and head of BMW Group Financial Services in four markets and has spent time in the Munich BMW Headquarters where he was responsible for the global business development and business strategy for the Financial Services business.