eCapital Commercial Finance strengthens senior risk team with key appointment
eCapital Commercial Finance (eCapital), have appointed Darren Ross to the role of group risk and operations director. Darren will be working across the Group in developing its risk and credit policy whilst supporting its five regional offices in driving growth and profitability throughout its product portfolios.
As one of the UK’s leading invoice financiers, eCapital have announced the appointment on the back of a period of continued growth as demand from SMEs grows amidst the challenging business environment. eCapital is currently supporting UK businesses with over £160m of funding lines and this is following a 26% uplift in the amount of finance that the business has provided over the last twelve months.
With over 30 years’ direct industry experience, Darren has built a credible reputation at senior level gained across a variety of risk and operational roles, working within both the banking and independent sectors. Darren’s experience will add value to all aspects of eCapital’s business underwriting and risk management, ensuring default levels are minimised whilst maintaining its highest level of client retention and satisfaction.
Commenting on his appointment, Darren states, “I am delighted to be joining eCapital at such an exciting time. With record funding levels and evidence of real investment in the business they are looking to gear up for the next phase of growth and development, building on an already impressive success story. I am looking forward to working with such a highly respected and experienced team, many who I have known for several years.
eCapital are committed to delivering locally based funding solutions across the UK, supporting SME’s and their cashflow requirements 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.
As David Tilling, CEO of eCapital Commercial Finance concludes, “We welcome Darren to the team and his arrival is seen as another key component in our strategic plans for further growth across the UK. Having known Darren for a number of years, his wealth of knowledge and expertise will be instrumental in ensuring the continued development of our Group’s operational and risk functions.