By Joyce Dimaculangan
Bibby Financial Services recently announced that former HSBC Corporate Invoice and Equipment Finance Director Kevin Craven has joined the business as Corporate Sales Director. He will take charge of BFS’ corporate team of 11, with plans to boost this number over the coming months. The corporate team has developed opportunities for larger transactions and businesses requiring in excess of £1 million funds-out. Mr. Craven reports to UK Sales Director Dave Golding.
Mr. Golding disclosed that Mr. Craven’s appointment is part of BFS’ expansion strategy in the corporate finance market. He said, “Kevin’s an experienced senior executive with substantial knowledge and understanding of invoice finance and asset-based lending. I’m delighted to welcome him to BFS at a time when we are growing our market-share in larger-ticket transactions.”
Mr. Craven has more than 20 years of experience in the finance sector, and during his tenure at HSBC, he was responsible for growing the company’s invoice finance and asset-based lending by 450% through new business acquisition and customer service.
He is excited to join the BFS team. “I have been incredibly impressed with the flexibility and speed with which the team can deliver customer centric solutions. I see this as a great opportunity to work with the corporate finance community and to demonstrate our capabilities in this space,” Mr. Craven said.
About Bibby Financial Services
Bibby Financial Services is a worldwide market leader in cash flow solutions for small- to medium-sized companies. The company operates a network of 46 locations, including offices in ten North American cities and 15 countries around the world such as France, Sweden, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Bibby Financial Services is a subsidiary of a 207-year-old privately held company based in the United Kingdom. For more information, go to www.bibbyfinancialservices.com.