Aldermore announces key business finance appointments


Aldermore, the specialist lender, has appointed Shaun Carroll as its new head of block discounting within its wholesale team. In addition, Matthew McNeile has been hired as its new business development manager. 
Shaun will play an integral role in the development of Aldermore’s block discounting customer offering, including block bridging activities, and broadening its client base. Prior to joining Aldermore, he spent over 20 years developing Hitachi Capital’s block discounting business. 
Matthew brings strong experience to the team from his time at Equigroup, where he was instrumental in developing the origination and partner capabilities in the IT and medical leasing businesses across the UK, mainland Europe and the Nordics. 
Lee Rhodes, commercial director wholesale and structured, said: “I am absolutely delighted to welcome Shaun to Aldermore as our new head of block discounting at an exciting time in the bank’s journey. He has a wealth of knowledge, and a fantastic reputation in the block discounting market. I have no doubt that his experience and expertise will enable us to broaden our client base and continue to deliver brilliance to our existing customers. 
“We have recently achieved a significant landmark, delivering over £1bn worth of wholesale & structured finance facilities. The fresh perspectives Shaun and Matthew bring with them will help us to build upon this, helping to develop our capability further and driving the business forward.”
Shaun Carroll, head of block discounting, said: “I am eager to start my new role at Aldermore. I look forward to contributing to the continuing success of the bank and using my industry experience to grow new relationships. It will be great to work with such an impressive team and be part of a business that puts the needs of its customers first.”
Matthew McNeile, business development manager, said: “I look forward to working in a business with a refreshing culture and bold approach to banking. Aldermore has such ambitious plans and an excellent reputation in the industry for the high service levels it provides. It’ll certainly be an exciting new chapter.”