eCapital Commercial Finance steps up ambition with new appointment
eCapital Commercial Finance (eCapital), one of the UK’s leading invoice financiers have announced the appointment of Michael Goulbourne to the role of IT services manager. The move comes as the business confirms its commitment to investing in its strategic growth as it makes a series of strategic appointments. Michael will be responsible for looking after the Groups IT services across the UK, assisting with the International Group’s infrastructure strategy, and delivering IT projects to bring both innovation and efficiency to the firms’ proposition.
eCapital have ambitious growth plans which involve investment in the business to continue gearing it up for the next stage of growth The firm which has recently seen a spate of strategic leadership appointments within the risk and operations and HR areas of the business.
Michael brings over twenty-five years’ solid IT and infrastructure experience gained within a range of organisations. Most notably, he spent over 15 years with Capita working across many areas of their Group and most recently spent 6 yeas at G4S Electronic Monitoring. He joins eCapital at a pivotal point as they look to increase investment and build out their IT strategy to support the business on the next phase of their strategic plan.
eCapital are committed to delivering locally based funding solutions across the UK and supporting SME’s by accelerating their access to cash. They have recently celebrated hitting a milestone of £160m of funding to UK businesses as demand continues to grow for flexible funding solutions. 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 Michael comments on his appointment: “It was such an exciting and challenging role that first attracted me to eCapital. The role encompasses the integration of technology not just in the UK but internationally across the wider Group as we look to capitalise on and share the strength of the Group to support our objectives. From the moment I met the team, the company felt like a breath of fresh air – they have ambitious objectives and are focussed on achieving them but are personable and welcoming too. I’m looking forward to making a real difference to the business and to our clients”.
The company which specializes in the provision of fast, flexible, and easy invoice finance solutions to SMEs across a wide range of industries, including recruitment, manufacturing and distribution, also place an important focus on working with financial intermediaries who play a vital role in supporting and advising the regions firms. eCapital have earned a credible and growing reputation for delivering a fast, personal, and competitive solution.
As David Tilling, CEO of eCapital Commercial Finance concludes, “Michael is a significant hire as we demonstrate our commitment to investing in our business to deliver a market leading proposition to our clients. As we continue to grow, we need to ensure the business builds a strong infrastructure to support our aspirations whilst also capitalising on the strength of our parent to enable significant innovation that will improve how we operate and how we deliver our solutions to our clients. We have seen significant growth over recent years and Michael will be crucial in helping us achieve our long-term objectives.”