Aldermore announces new appointment in asset finance team

Aldermore bank has appointed James Harrowsmith as business development manager in its asset finance team.

James has 29 years’ experience in financial services and has a deep understanding of the asset finance industry, with experience funding a variety of assets within key industry sectors across the UK.

James started his career at NWS Bank and had a role in the Wholesale Fleet Funding team, providing funding solutions for large fleet operators, before focusing on the UK’s Transport and Logistic sector under the HBOS/Lloyds Brand. He then moved to Eddie Stobart, as an asset finance manager responsible for managing CapEx funding requirements. Most recently, James held a position at Barclays Bank supporting large and mid-sized corporate clients.

Lee Rhodes, commercial director, asset finance at Aldermore, said: “I’m delighted to welcome James to the asset finance team. James has rich experience in the asset finance industry and I’m certain he will be a great addition to the team, helping to further strengthen Aldermore’s market leading asset finance offering for businesses.”

James Harrowsmith, business development manager at Aldermore said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the team at Aldermore. Throughout my career, I’ve taken pride in understanding businesses and their operations to provide them with the most appropriate funding solutions. It’s been incredibly rewarding to see businesses succeed in their growth and sustainability ambitions and I’m looking forward to settling into my new role.”