Chrysler Financial Standardizes on Salesforce for Financial Services
SAN FRANCISCO – October 29, 2007
Leasing and financing solutions organization joins the more than 1,600 financial services
organizations leveraging next-generation financial services technology from salesforce.com
– Salesforce.com [NYSE:
CRM], the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that
Chrysler Financial, a provider of tailor-made leasing and financing solutions for DaimlerChrysler
dealers and customers, has joined the more than 1,600 financial services companies increasing their
business success with Salesforce for Financial Services. Using Salesforce, Chrysler Financial
is providing users across the company’s three brands with business applications that are as easy to
use and customize as consumer Web applications, leading to greater efficiency and improved customer
Chrysler Financial is one of the 35,300 companies of all sizes, industries and geographies
that comprised the salesforce.com customer base as of July 31, 2007. Revenue and subscribers will
be recognized as the service is delivered.
“We chose Salesforce for Financial Services to replace our traditional software solution for
the ease of use and customization capabilities inherent in the on-demand model,” said Kurt
Schillinger, director of Sales and Operations at Chrysler Financial. “Users throughout our
organization in both sales and operations appreciate how easy Salesforce is to use and how it
instantly increased our productivity.”
Built on the world’s most powerful and trusted on-demand platform, Salesforce for Financial
Services gives Chrysler Financial dealer relations managers in the United States, Canada and Mexico
round-the-clock access to information such as leasing and financing options so they can quickly and
efficiently meet the needs of their customers. The consolidated source of data also provides
supervisors and regional managers with instant insight into performance by individual, region and
market, so the company can work collectively to meet sales goals.
“Salesforce for Financial Services has been a tremendous asset to our business, and we’re
continuing to find ways to use the solution to increase our success,” added Schillinger. “Our
Salesforce implementation led us to win our internal President’s Council Award, which is awarded to
the application that has had the greatest impact to our business for the year.”
Salesforce for Financial Services
More than 1,600 financial services firms and more than 100,000 financial services
professionals are standardizing on Salesforce in Wealth Management, Banking, Capital Markets,
Mortgage, and Insurance. These customers are leveraging Salesforce to build deep, long-lasting
relationships and are supported by the largest ecosystem of partner solutions available at
www.appexchange.com, including financial services industry specific solutions. All of these
solutions are built on the Force.com platform, the worlds most powerful and trusted on-demand
platform. For more information, please visit http://www.salesforce.com/fs.
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About Chrysler Financial
Founded as Chrysler Credit Corporation four decades ago, Chrysler Financial has built upon
its long, proud record of excellence with a complete line of world-class automotive financial
products and services for both its dealers and consumers of Chrysler, Jeep® and Dodge vehicles.
Chrysler Financial and its trained professionals offer a broad range of financial services
including wholesale finance plans, dealer finance plans, dealer services, retail consumer finance
plans, lease programs and insurance programs. As an industry leader in support technology, Chrysler
Financial provides its customers and staff with the most innovative and efficient methods of doing
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