Suzanne Deveney 
VP of Marketing 

Northbrook, IL – Donlen, North America’s fastest growing fleet leasing and management company, today announced their strategic partnership with Lex Autolease, the United Kingdom’s largest provider of fleet services.

The agreement will see Lex Autolease become Donlen’s exclusive partner, helping to expand the US company’s presence to more than 17 countries in Europe.

“This is an exciting strategic alliance with a highly respected and complementary overseas leasing provider,” said Nigel Stead, managing director of Lex Autolease. “In forming this partnership we will be able to work with Donlen in expanding our footprint into the USA and help more of our customers find the right global balance of cost, choice and responsibility in their fleet provision.”

Part of Lloyds Banking Group, Lex Autolease is an award-winning fleet management company with more than 300,000 vehicles currently under management. Recognized for their outstanding customer service, Lex Autolease has more than 1700 employees throughout the UK. Other recognitions include Fleet Leasing Company of the Year by BusinessCar Magazine and Best Outsourced Service Provider by Taylor Woodrow.

“This is significant news for Donlen,” said Tom Callahan, Donlen President and Chief Operating Officer. “Just like Donlen, Lex Autolease’s focus on customer service and building long-term customer relationships is a top priority. This, along with their award-winning record of service delivery, allows Donlen to provide best-in-class services to our global customers. We are very proud to partner with such a prestigious company.”

Through similar partnerships, Donlen also provides services in Canada and Mexico.

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About Donlen
Donlen, with headquarters in Northbrook, IL, and offices nationwide, is a global provider of innovative fleet management programs. Since 1965, Donlen has offered its clients highly personalized and responsive customer service. Donlen has been recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business “List of 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago for 2009 and 2010,” National Association for Business Resources “101 Best and Brightest Places to Work For in Chicago” in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and as a “Top100 Global Outsourcing Leader” by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) each year from 2006-2009. For more information about Donlen visit