BREAL Group announces two senior appointments and unites Group companies in new Headquarters
Russell Gilling appointed as managing director of BREAL Zeta
Asset based lending specialist, BREAL Zeta CF, has announced the appointment of Russell Gilling as the company’s new managing director.
Russell Gilling is a highly experienced leader in the asset based lending industry with an outstanding track record gained at PNC Business Credit, Landsbanki, GMAC and Bank of New York (BNY), in addition to 20 years at NatWest Bank.
He said, “I am proud to join BREAL Zeta as managing director and I am also delighted to be reunited with BREAL Group founders, Brent Osborne and Alan McLaren. BREAL Zeta is gaining real traction in the market and I look forward to the opportunity of driving and building the growth of the business. We will be focused on providing an excellent customer experience and delivering event-based funding solutions with a fast response in situations where banks are struggling to support businesses.”
Nathan McQueen joins BREAL Business Certainty as Recoveries Director
Nathan McQueen is a proven and endorsed Recoveries Director who works with Insolvency Practitioners, Accountants, SMEs and ABLs to achieve maximum sales ledger recoveries in a timely and effective manner. Nathan started his career in Credit Management for blue chip companies such as HEAD and General Motors before moving on to Insolvency collect outs for the Big 4 including HMV and Autowindscreens, Nathan has spent over 25 years in the industry and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management, R3 and TMA.
Nathan McQueen says: “The key to successful debt recovery is always a proactive and professional approach and this ethos will be central to all of the projects that we work on at BREAL Business Certainty. Client satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do.”
As part of these key announcements, all of the businesses within the BREAL Group, including BREAL Zeta CF and BREAL Business Certainty, will be united within the Group’s new headquarters at Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square at the heart of Mayfair in London.
Brent Osborne comments, “I’m delighted to welcome Russell and Nathan to the BREAL Group. Both will add significant value in terms of expanding their respective businesses as well as to the Group’s specialist credentials in the ABL market. These senior appointments mark an exciting time for the Group, which I am pleased to report now has all of its operating companies under one roof at our offices in Berkeley Square, London.”
Andrew McLaren also joins Breal Zeta CF from RSM Corporate Finance as Portfolio Manager for their growing client base.
A qualified lawyer having spent 5 years at Ashurst LLP, he joins the team with a wide range of experience within the M&A, private equity and corporate finance sectors.
Andrew commented: “I am delighted to have joined Breal Zeta CF. Their ambition and commitment to client service distinguishes them in the market place and I look forward to contributing to the business’ further expansion in the years to come.”