BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK has appointed Ian Corbett as the new head of central credit for its equipment and logistics solutions (ELS) division.
A highly experienced credit professional, Corbett has spent 28 years working in financial services for companies such as Aldermore, Investec Asset Finance and ING Lease, and so brings with him substantial expertise, market knowledge and industry connections.
Corbett will be working within Leasing Solutions’ ELS division, which specialises in agricultural equipment, construction, materials handling and commercial vehicles.
“There is a huge opportunity at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions,” said Corbett. “I’m joining a well-established and successful team and I’m looking forward to building on this success and leveraging my previous experience to support growth and develop new opportunities.”
Tristan Watkins, CEO of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK, said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Ian to the team. Ian has in-depth experience and an impressive network of contacts, both within the leasing sector as well as our core business markets.
“BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK lent over £1.25 billion in 2016 to over 100,000 British businesses and Ian will play a key role in continuing to drive our growth in 2017 and beyond.”