Compass Business Finance has appointed Jordan Pocock as a finance specialist. Jordan has experience in the banking sector, having spent seven years at Close Brothers Asset Finance and Leasing.

“I’m excited to be moving into a new phase of my career with Compass, it’s a perfect fit for me to broaden my horizons in the corporate space. It is an entrepreneurial and ambitious company, with a great team. Compass has a wide scope, a flexible approach to finance and I like their ethos,” said Pocock. “I’d also like to thank Close Brothers for the support and opportunities I was afforded during my time there.”

Jamie Nelson, director of Compass Business Finance, said: “Jordan will be a fantastic asset to the team, his experience will allow him to hit the ground running and enable us to offer increased support to our markets.”

Specialing in manufacturing, namely print and packaging, construction and precision engineering, its teams have relationships with several funders enabling them to structure funding.

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