Chris Tobey appointed to lead NetSol Technologies’ global wholesale finance sales operations


Chris Tobey has been appointed as global sales director – wholesale finance solutions at NetSol Technologies with immediate effect.

In the newly created position, Tobey will be responsible for the overall strategy of wholesale and will focus on creating relationships and executing sales for NFS Ascent, the company’s next-generation finance and leasing solution.

Formerly business development manager, Sword Apak, he brings nearly 10-years domain experience coupled with detailed market knowledge.

In his previous role, he was responsible for developing new markets, leading and managing sales opportunities, along with establishing relationships with strategic business partners.

His new role will focus on shaping the overall wholesale financial operations and he will be based in NetSol’s European headquarters.

Commenting on his new appointment, Chris Tobey said: “I am very excited and happy to be joining NetSol and bringing their new technologies to the attention of the dealer and finance community. I have always been a very customer-oriented individual and the new role will allow me to work with lenders to provide their customer base with agile, innovative, robust wholesale-focussed business solutions.”

He added: “I have spent many enjoyable years in the specialist area of Floorplan and Dealer Finance solutions; this is a great opportunity for a change of focus to a global role, with the leading solution provider in the financial solutions market.”

Managing director, NetSol Technologies Europe, Tim O’Sullivan said:  “His in-depth knowledge and domain experience will be invaluable to enhance the successful relationships already established throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas. His appointment comes at a very significant and exciting time to support the continuing growth of NetSol in all of its regions.”