eCapital announce key people managment hire
eCapital Commercial Finance (eCapital), have appointed Alessia Brown to the role of human resources manager. Alessia will be responsible for the development of the Group’s HR into a pro-active, employee focused function, which will be integral in driving the company further forward.
As one of the UK’s leading invoice financiers, the firm have announced the appointment on the back of a period of continued growth as demand from SMEs grows amidst the challenging business environment. eCapital has recently celebrated achieving a funding milestone with £160m of funding support delivered to SMEs to support their plans whilst seeing a 26% uplift in the amount of finance provided during the last 12 months alone demonstrating the continuation of their growth trajectory.
A qualified people professional, Alessia brings over 20 years’ worth of wealth experience, gained across multiple HR disciplines including a decade at SThree where she was a global STEM talent partner connecting dynamic organisations with communities of sought after specialisms in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Further experience at Murray McIntosh & Associates presented Alessia with the opportunity as head of learning development to spearhead its talent development program to include enhanced training and performance coaching.
Commenting on her appointment, Alessia states, “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to join eCapital. As a fast-growing company, it still retains a small highly personable company culture, and I am excited about its plans and growth aspirations. I am really looking forward to developing our people strategies to empower and connect our individuals to our company values and goals.”
eCapital are committed to delivering locally based funding solutions across the UK and supporting SME’s by accelerating their access to cash. With strong support from its US parent, robust funding lines and a marked investment in technology, the business continues to deliver on their plan to become the leading independent invoice finance provider of choice in the UK.
As David Tilling, CEO of eCapital Commercial Finance concludes, “Alessia’s arrival is a significant step on our continued journey as a business. We have grown significantly over recent years and with now over 160 staff in the UK, we are passionate about aligning our people strategy to our company goals and Alessia’s proven expertise in this field will be crucial in achieving this over the longer term.”