Independent Growth Finance bolsters regional presence with senior hires
IGF, the leading commercial finance provider for SMEs, announces the appointment of two new Regional Sales Directors across Yorkshire and the Midlands.
IGF welcomes Danielle Hodgson as regional sales director for the firm’s invoice finance division, covering Yorkshire & the Humber. As the main contact for IGF’s clients in the region, she is responsible for developing relationships with existing and potential SME clients. Danielle joins the firm from Aldermore Bank, where she was a regional sales manager specialising in construction and trade financing.
Danielle Hodgson, regional sales director, Yorkshire said:
“Each of the management team at IGF has a fantastic career behind them and have brought the business into such an exciting place. I’m looking forward to working with businesses across Yorkshire to give them access to much-needed financial support.”
Simon Hooks, also joins IGF Invoice Finance Ltd as regional sales director for the Midlands and Warwickshire, based out of IGF’s Birmingham office. He brings over 15 years of specialist invoice finance experience to the firm, having held similar roles at Ultimate Finance Group, Metro Bank and RBS Invoice Finance.
Simon Hooks, regional sales director for the Midlands, said:
“The Midlands still has many businesses who are not supported by mainstream lenders. IGF is an ambitious business with an excellent industry reputation, and I look forward to building its presence as a supporter for SMEs in the region.”
Mark Lindsay, managing director of IGF Invoice Finance Ltd, said:
“Our continued regional expansion is a vital part of our 2017 growth strategy, and we are extremely confident that Danielle and Simon’s combined experience will allow us to continue with our ambitious plans to support SMEs across the UK.”