Aldermore, the specialist lender and savings bank, has appointed two leading industry figures to its Business Finance team to drive further growth in its asset finance lending operations.
Patrick Jelly joins the Bank as Commercial Director for Asset Finance, and reports into Carl D’Ammassa, Group Managing Director, Business Finance. Stewart Good joins asHead of Manufacturer and Dealer Services reporting into Patrick.
Patrick will be responsible for the introducer sale teams across the broker, dealer, and manufacturing sectors, as well as Reading-based sales support activities. He joins from Pitney Bowes Global Financial Services where he worked for 15 years, latterly as Group Managing Director, Global Financial & Asset Finance. Patrick’s career also spans CIT Europe, AT&T/Newcourt, GE Capital, Royal Bank Leasing and Lloyds Bowmaker.
Stewart, who joins from GE Capital where he held a sales leadership role, brings over 20 years’ experience building, developing, and growing sales aid programmes across dealer and vendor markets. He has also held senior roles at Key Equipment Finance and in Mercantile Credit Company’s motor finance division. Stewart will tap into his stellar asset finance experience to help Aldermore fulfil its ambitions in the UK vendor and dealer financing sector.
Patrick Jelly, Commercial Director at Aldermore Asset FinanceBusiness Finance, comments on his new role: “Given Aldermore’s huge impact on the asset finance industry it’s hard to believe that it only entered the market seven years ago. It has built one of the most compelling business models in the market, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to the division’s growth. The Bank’s drive and determination to support the UK’s SMEs is what attracted me and I look forward to capitalising on my experience as I transition into my new role.”
Stewart Good, Head of Manufacturer and Dealer Services at Aldermore, said of his appointment: “It’s an exciting time to join Aldermore. The Bank has already made great inroads into the manufacturer and dealer services market and there are real opportunities to better serve these clients through a quality service and digital enhancements.”
Carl D’Ammassa, Group Managing Director at Aldermore, says: “We’re delighted to bring Patrick and Stewart on board and their arrival further strengthens our high calibre Asset Finance leadership team. Their appointments demonstrate that despite our leading position in the broker market we remain keen to develop our business lending proposition and further build on our excellent growth to date to support ambitious UK SMEs.”