19 January 2023: eCapital Commercial Finance (eCapital), have appointed David Wright to the role of Regional Sales Director. David will be responsible for working with businesses and their financial advisors across the London and Southeast region to ensure that they have access to vital funding solutions to give their businesses a head start in 2023.
As one of the UK’s leading invoice financiers, the firm have announced the appointment on the back of a period of continued growth as demand from SMEs grows amidst the challenging business environment. eCapital has recently celebrated achieving a funding milestone with £160m of funding support delivered to SMEs to support their plans whilst seeing a 26% uplift in the amount of finance provided during the last 12 months alone demonstrating the continuation of their growth trajectory.
David brings over three decades of experience within Financial Services and has that unique blend having worked in both operational and sales roles. David has spent over half his career within the banking sector in operational roles where he developed the foundations of his client service ethos. Moving across to the sales environment was driven by his desire to share his experiences of the difference that invoice finance can make to a business and enjoys working with clients and advisors to bring this to life. His experience in sales spans many of the industry stalwarts – Aldermore, Skipton and Bibby – where he has gained a well-deserved reputation for consistently high performances. He joins eCapital from Pulse Cashflow Finance where he has spent the last 5 years.
As David commented on his appointment: “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to join eCapital. As an independent funder in the market, they stand out for their can-do attitude to doing business. They have proven that they are responsive and take a commercial approach to the situations they see. With large funding pools they can offer UK businesses funding solutions up to £2.5m which can make a real difference to any firm. It’s a tough environment for businesses and its vital that they have access to the tools they need to overcome the challenges they face and to maximise any opportunities they come across and I’m looking forward to delivering funding solutions to them that will make a difference”.
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 continues: “. I genuinely believe that it’s important in finance, that we spend time understanding our clients, their businesses and how they work and what they need from their funder. eCapital truly put their clients at the heart of everything they do and place much investment in delivering client focused solutions. With ambitious growth plans, I’m excited about what the future holds.”
eCapital are committed to delivering a locally based operations which understand local businesses and their markets. They offer a full range of invoice finance facilities to small and medium sized businesses delivering fast and flexible finance solutions to clients on their own terms so they can capitalise on opportunities as they arise. With strengthened support, robust funding lines and a marked investment in the business they are excited about what the next few years will bring as they continue to deliver on their plan to become the leading independent invoice finance provider of choice in the UK.
As Mark Finn, Regional Managing Director of eCapital concludes: “David is a great hire and will be a real asset to the eCapital team. Although, it isn’t clear whether we will technically go into recession, there is no doubt that the pressures on business have been mounting and 2023 will be an uncertain year for many. Despite that we see many businesses seeking out external finance to give their businesses the financial backing they need to invest and grow. David has a credible reputation for working with financial advisors and their clients to deliver funding solutions that will make a difference and we are delighted he is on the team and look forward to the positive contribution he will make”.
For eCapital Commercial Finance enquiries, please contact:
Ian Ward on [email protected] / 07789 392 438 or
Diane Blinkhorn on [email protected] / 07753 671 302
About eCapital Commercial Finance
eCapital Commercial Finance (eCapital) is a leading invoice financier providing funding facilities up to £2.5m to support the growth of SMEs through the provision of flexible working capital facilities. The business has grown significantly since its launch in 2001, providing over £2 billion of funding to businesses. It is majority owned by eCapital, a US based financial services business with interests in the USA and Canada.
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