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Wednesday 19 August 2020
by Jackie Emson

Bathgate Business Finance appoints leasing industry specialist

West-Kirby based finance company, Bathgate Business Finance, has appointed leasing specialist, Rachel Berry, as a Business Development Manager. (BDM).

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Rachel brings more than 13 years’ experience in the leasing industry to Bathgate’s growing team, garnered in her role as a new business and account manager for Lombard Vehicle Solutions and ALD Automotive. 

In her previous role, Rachel worked extensively with SMEs and large corporate organisations in the professional services sector to deliver effective fleet solutions. Her understanding of leisure and light commercial vehicle (LCV) customers and specialism in asset finance brings new skills and connections to the Bathgate Business Finance team. 

Despite challenging economic conditions, Rachel joins the team just a few months after the appointment of property specialist, Ben Humphreys, highlighting Bathgate Business Finance’s commitment to growth and the provision of an ever-wider range of finance solutions for businesses across the North West. 

Speaking of her appointment, Rachel said: “Bathgate Business Finance is a well-known, professional company with an outstanding family feel and I am excited to be joining the team. 

“I hope to use my expertise in the leasing sector and key contacts within the financial industry to support the company’s growth and develop new funding offers, while also diversifying my skills into new sectors.” 

Bathgate Business Finance MD, Gordon Andrews, added: “We are committed to growth and offering our clients the most diverse range of funding and finance options, especially at a time when innovative and personalised solutions are vital to the survival of so many businesses. 

“Rachel’s expertise and connections within the leasing industry and her understanding of leisure and automotive customers will further diversify our offer, so we can extend even more support to clients at a time when it is very much needed. We’re excited to welcome her to the team and wish her the best of luck in the new role.”