AEC is a global mobility solutions provider committed to finding better ways and revolutionizing the way people buy and sell vehicles, anywhere in the world.
Finding better ways since 1996
Since AEC’s beginnings in 1996, we’ve been driven by our passion for finding better ways to solve industry-wide problems that no one else could solve.
By understanding the needs of our partners and by challenging conventional thinking and doing things differently, we’re putting our partners at the top of the list.
Senior Leadership Team
Director Homologation Services
Alex came to AEC from TÜV SÜD, where he worked in technical supervision and registration for 15+ years, focusing on adapting imported vehicles to the specifications of foreign markets. As Director Homologation Services, he curates future business strategies within the import/export and homologation business and plays an integral part in building out AEC’s international Homologation Center. Alex’s heart beats for cars since he was a small child in the 1990s, and he drives classic cars with large volume engines from that time. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and discovering foreign countries by motorhome.
Daniele leads the AEC Aftersales Team and has been working in the automotive industry for over 20 years, with in-depth knowledge and strong expertise in Aftersales Management. He joined AEC in 2019 after leaving Stellantis (formerly FCA) and has spent much of his career working internationally. Daniele is always looking for new challenges and is currently based in Antwerp, where he loves jogging and swimming and is a passionate football supporter.
Senior Director AEC Operations
Mike, who joined AEC in 2020, is an industry expert with a proven track record in leading roles at Stellantis (formerly FCA). As Senior Director AEC Operations, he is responsible for AEC’s streamlined and growing AEC Operations arm, combining and aligning the departments of the VPC (including Planning, Supply Chain and Quality), Logistics, and Homologation Services, inclusive of R&D. Mike is based in Antwerp and has a four-year-old daughter. His love of football and cricket lead to him founding a children’s sports coaching company while he lived in Shanghai, and he hopes his daughter will share his passion!
Director Homologation & Engineering
After his engineering studies, Dany turned his passion for cars into a profession. With more than 20 years of international automotive experience, his R&D innovations have helped AEC to homologate and offer international compliance for vehicles and parts for OEMs in over 30 countries worldwide. As Director Homologation & Engineering, his focus lies on driving technical innovations and developments. When he is not working or sitting behind a wheel, he loves traveling and spending time with his kids and equally energetic Jack Russel.
Chief of Staff
Natalie joined AEC in 2007 and has been an integral part of the company’s development, most notably in the expansion of its European infrastructure. In her current role as Chief of Staff, Natalie provides strategic support to the CEO and COO with a focus on goal alignment, execution of strategic initiatives, corporate mission, vision, and culture. Natalie has two small children that keep her on her toes outside of work. She is a true believer or lifelong learning and has made it her mission to empower others through embracing imperfection.
Director Information Technology
Lilantha’s passion for IT started in his teenage years. Since then, he has worked at multiple international companies across several continents, such as Visa, Samsung, Siemens and GfK. As Director of Information Technology at AEC, Lilantha and his team strengthen the core business with tech solutions and corporate IT support, driving the digital transformation across the business. Lilantha is keen on motor racing, auto tuning and modifications, enjoys building things by himself, and loves to cook.
Director Finance and Accounting
Zoe is responsible for AEC’s global finance and accounting management and is based in St. Catharines, Canada. Before joining AEC, Zoe was a business consultant for global clients from various industries, specialized in International Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, International Taxation, Finance Operations, and Internal Audit. Outside of work, Zoe loves to volunteer and enjoys meditation. She holds a master’s degree in accountancy and is a Charted Professional Accountant (CPA) in Canada.
Director People & Culture
Nurtac joined AEC in September 2022, bringing more than a decade of international experience and passion in people management and development across different sectors, for example from Allianz. As Director People & Culture her key focus is on AEC’s most important asset and pillar: its people. Nurtac works in AEC’s Munich office and has a four-year-old daughter. She loves to run and aspires to complete a series of half marathons around Europe in 2023. She is a certified yoga teacher and interested in mindfulness.
Senior Director Global Sales & Marketing
Francesco joined AEC in March 2021 after working across Europe at Stellantis (formerly FCA) for almost a decade in various Sales roles. At AEC he successfully launched and spearheaded the company’s trading business. As Senior Director Global Sales & Marketing, Francesco is responsible for AEC’s Sales, Marketing, Network, and Retail Operations.
Associate Director PR & Communications
As an international company with offices and partners in numerous different locations AEC relies on many different branches of communications. Internal, external, corporate, or product topics – Judith is the mastermind behind it all. The PR, Comms, and Marketing expert and startup coach has worked in the tech, digital and advertising space, and brings to the table more than twenty years of expertise from agencies, startups, and corporations like Yahoo. Her co-workers enjoy her encouraging and hands-on mentality.
We're ready for electric
Change and transformation have been a constant at AEC since 1996 and we are passionately committed to supporting the transformation to electrification. With an extensive service network and a distribution concept tailor-made for the surge in EV demand, AEC is the ideal pan-European distributor for the next major step in our industry’s history.