The Reward Finance Group has appointed a Business Development Director for the Yorkshire and North East region.
Simon Micklethwaite has joined the alternative financial services company and has more than two decades of experience in the industry.
He previously worked in commercial banking at HSBC for more than 18 years before moving to real estate lender Roma Finance.
Gemma Wright, Reward General Manager for Yorkshire and the North East, said: "We're thrilled to have Simon on our growing team. He's coming at the perfect time as the 'green shoots' are here Reward really comes into its own when we return to the fast pace we all enjoy.
"With his in-depth knowledge of the market and his contacts within the industry, he is able to take the first steps, which is critical as the number of deals we are launching and doing is now comparable to this." before locking. "
Micklethwaite added, "I had heard great things about Reward from both importers and other asset-based lenders, not just about the people within the company but the way they do business.
"If your role is in business development, you need to work with a company that wants to do business. Reward has a great reputation for doing this because it has the flexibility to create different financing solutions based on customer needs."