Wesleyan Bank has appointed David Brownbill as its head of indirect sales.
Brownbill, who will be based from the company’s headquarters in Birmingham, will report to director of sales and marketing, Simon Welling.
Brownbill will have responsibility for Wesleyan Bank’s vendor team in addition to overseeing its relationships with brokers and affinity partners, which include the Law Society of England and Wales and the Law Society of Scotland.
He joins from Paragon Asset Finance and has 28 years’ experience in a variety of senior corporate finance positions. Prior to joining Paragon, David spent seven years as regional director at Santander Asset Finance and he has also held sales management roles with GE Capital and Royal Bank of Scotland in which he recruited and developed asset finance teams which presided over high-value commercial relationships.
Wesleyan Bank is a subsidiary of leading financial services mutual Wesleyan Assurance Society. The company provides tailored finance solutions to UK SMEs, professions and IT vendors and resellers.
These comprise short, medium and long-term loans to cover investments in IT and specialist equipment, cash flow expenditure, partner equity loans, business acquisitions and commercial mortgages.
Steve Deutsch, chief executive of Wesleyan Bank, said, “David has an excellent reputation within the finance industry and joins the business at an exciting period on the back of a strong half-year performance.”