Nucleus Commercial Finance strengthens capabilities in the North West

Nucleus Commercial Finance has increased its presence in the North West, with two new appointments, enabling the business to further support SMEs in the region with the finances they need to support growth.

Dave Rushton joins as Sales Director and will be developing new opportunities and strengthening the capabilities of the asset-based lending team. Stuart Harland has been appointed as Business Development Executive and will further support the regional focus and develop new business opportunities. His focus will be across Business Cash Advance, Cash Flow Finance and Property Finance.

Chirag Shah, CEO of Nucleus Commercial Finance, said: “These key appointments strengthen our capabilities in the North West and demonstrate our commitment to the North West. As a thriving area of the UK, with its ambitious businesses driving the Northern Powerhouse, we will be supporting these businesses with the finances they need, to achieve their ambitions.

“Dave and Stuart bring many years of experience, working with clients across a range of sectors, and they will further strengthen our capabilities of providing innovative solutions to clients with complex funding needs.”

With over twenty years’ experience in invoice finance and asset-based lending, Dave joins from Leumi ABL where he was responsible for business development. He has previously held roles at Shawbrook Business Credit and ABN AMRO Commercial Finance, working in client relationships and underwriting.

Stuart joins from Capify, where he was Sales Executive and helped to support businesses across the UK gain access to capital. He has over ten years’ experience working in sales and business development roles, with roles at Airport Angel Limited and CPP Group.

Dave Rushton, Sales Director, said: “Nucleus Commercial Finance has an excellent reputation of driving innovation in the asset-based lending industry. It is refreshing to see a positive approach in creating intelligent, workable solutions to often complex problems.”

“Having worked in the North West for a number of years, I look forward to starting the next chapter of my career to help provide businesses with the solutions they need to grow in a challenging market.”

Stuart Harland, Business Development Executive, commented: “I am thrilled to be joining Nucleus and to be part of the team bolstering financial support for SMEs in the North West. All too often, businesses are not given access to the type of funding they need to grow, I am excited to draw on Nucleus’ scale and breadth of products to offer finance to businesses and support them in their ambitions.”

Both, Dave and Stuart, will be based in Manchester.