Chris brings 35 years of experience in the Asset Finance arena, most recently as Director and CEO of ING Lease (UK) Ltd, a role he held from 2005 to 2013. He spent a total of 11 years at ING Lease and was responsible for over 300 staff and growing pre-tax profits from £10 million to over £56 million.
Prior to this Chris held various senior management roles at Abbey National, including Head of Business, Sales Director and Managing Director of First National Asset Finance. He began his career in 1978 working for Lombard North Central Ltd., progressing through the business to become Managing Director of Sales Finance in 1998.
He is a founding Governor of The Leasing Foundation, a best practice organisation that was established in 2012, and was a former Director of the Finance and Leasing Association and a former Chairman of their Asset Finance Division.
Commenting on today's announcement, Sir David Arculus, Chairman of Aldermore, said: "I am delighted that Chris is joining the Board of Aldermore. He brings an invaluable depth of experience of the financial services industry and asset finance sector and will play a critical role as we continue to grow the Banks's lending and asset finance businesses."
Chris added, "I am thrilled to be joining Aldermore at this time of significant expansion for the Bank. Aldermore without doubt is set to be one of the most exciting opportunities I've had and I'm looking forward to working with Sir David, Phillip Monks and all the great team at Aldermore in developing the future direction of the business in particular its Asset Finance strategy."
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