Acquis, the leading insurance provider to the asset finance industry, has announced the appointment of Olayinka Sanusi as its Vice President, West Coast. Olayinka will be responsible for the continued expansion of Acquis in the US market with a focus on the West Coast.

With 18 years of global experience in corporate and equipment finance, Olayinka brings a wealth of experience to his new role. For the past 4 years, he has been Senior Vice President of the West Region at De Lage Landen (DLL) where he was responsible for the entire West region. He has also worked for various Fortune 500 companies such as Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase and General Electric, building an extensive knowledge of the asset finance industry.

Olayinka will join the Acquis North America team, leading operations on the West Coast as they continue to unlock the potential of the US market. He will use his experience in the asset finance market to ensure that Acquis’ leading insurance solutions for financed equipment continue to deliver added value for lessors, funders and their customers.

On his appointment, Olayinka commented, “I’m looking forward to bringing my experience across the financial services sector to a company that prioritises service for their customers and providing products that add value. Having worked within the sector for many years, it will be great to help Acquis make waves within the equipment finance market on this side of the Atlantic.”

Nick Leader, CEO of Acquis added: “We are so pleased to be welcoming Olayinka to the North America team, his experience in the equipment leasing sector means he will be instrumental as the team prepares to launch programs in the US and provide the highest quality insurance solutions to the sector.