ThinCats appoints James Pepper as executive director of client services
ThinCats, the leading alternative lender to mid-sized SMEs, has appointed James Pepper as executive director of Client Services. James, who will be responsible for the transaction management and client services teams, will join ThinCats in February 2023.
James has more than 20 years’ banking and capital markets experience having previously worked in senior leadership roles at Lloyds TSB, RBS, Barclays and HSBC. Most recently James was managing director, global head of lending & transaction management at HSBC from 2018 to 2020, followed by a role as senior director, financial services advisory group at Alvarez & Marsal since December 2020.
Amany Attia, CEO, ThinCats: “I am delighted that James is going to be joining ThinCats’ senior leadership team. We have ambitious plans to scale our business over the next few years and James will have a key role in helping to achieve this. We are at an exciting stage in our growth trajectory and it’s testament to our progress in recent years that we can attract people of James’s calibre in our mission to deliver better funding solutions for mid-sized SMEs across the UK.”
James Pepper stated: “I am very pleased to be joining ThinCats early next year. ThinCats is leading the way in providing access to funding in an area of the market that has been underserved for many years. I look forward to using my skills and experience to help deliver an excellent service to the increasing number of corporate finance advisers and borrowers that are choosing ThinCats as their preferred funding partner.”