BREAL Zeta appoints industry leader Tim Corbett
Asset-based lending specialist BREAL Zeta has appointed former BNP Paribas Commercial Finance managing director, Tim Corbett, as interim managing director. Tim will lead the BREAL Group subsidiary in 2018 as the board creates further dedicated leadership appointments for BREAL Zeta.
Tim brings over 35 years’ experience in the industry gained in many leading industry roles, including ABFA chairman in 2008/9:
1981 – 1997: Barclays Commercial Services, various Board Appointments
1997- 2003: Risk director, International Factors. Then held various senior roles within the merged business following the sale to Bank of New York and then to GMAC.
2004: Managing director, Fortis Commercial Finance. Following the acquisition by BNP Paribas, Tim led the business to growth and success.
Tim Corbett said:
“I relish the opportunity to join a business that is ideally placed to reach the next level of growth. We have an incredible group of people doing exceptional work in delivering optimal funding, whilst minimising executional risk. I look forward to building on these firm foundations and am excited to oversee the ongoing implementation of BREAL Zeta’s growth strategy to enable the business to realise its considerable potential.”
Alan McLaren, chairman, BREAL Zeta added:
“We are delighted that Tim has accepted this opportunity given his wealth of experience as a leader in the industry. The appointment of an executive of high standing, in this senior role is a statement of serious intent for BREAL Zeta. Tim will prove a real asset to the business, adding strength and depth to the team ensuring we continue to build on the excellent progress to date.”