Bibby Leasing drafts in experienced staff team from Haydock Finance

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Bibby Financial Services has announced a major expansion of its leasing division following the appointment a new team of five – all of whom join the business from Blackburn-based competitor Haydock Finance.

Tim Brogden, Donald Cameron, Clare Cartledge, Stuart Cutler and Kevan Langley will form a new leasing team, based in NW England but with a national remit. The team will be headed up by Langley who has over 30 years’ industry experience.

The appointments aim to bolster Bibby Leasing’s already significant experience in the sector where managing director Carol Roberts recently celebrated her 50th year in the industry.

Roberts said: “This expansion represents a fantastic opportunity for Bibby Financial Services to grow our leasing business significantly, to reflect what we see as a real opportunity for growth in the market this year.

“It is a great fit for our own growth strategy and allows us to develop a greater presence in the leasing market.  The new team adds to our current offering and brings a wealth of experience in the refinance market with more than 120 years’ experience between them.

“While the business will be based in the North West, it will have a nationwide presence and be fully operational by the start of April 2014.”  

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David Postings, Bibby Financial Services’ UK CEO added: “The new team will give Bibby Leasing the opportunity to quickly and organically grow our UK business. 

“Being able to increase our proposition and expertise more broadly very much supports our overall aim of helping more businesses overcome financial barriers to growth and stability.”

The new team at Bibby Leasing consists of:

Kevan Langley, from Haydock Finance and prior to that at Alliance & Leicester Commercial Finance Plc and HSBC Asset Finance in senior management and risk roles.

Tim Brogden, from Haydock Finance, previously at Close Leasing and in corporate sales and risk at the Bank of Ireland Business Finance and GE Capital Equipment Finance Ltd.

Donald Cameron, also from Haydock Finance and  who was previously at Bank of Scotland, British Linen Bank and Universal Leasing in underwriting capacities.

Clare Cartledge from Haydock Finance and prior to that was with Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank in a risk management role.

Stuart Cutler from Haydock Finance and previously at HFC Trust and Associates in sales, collection and management capacities.