Lombard has appointed Gary Leitch as managing director of its corporate asset finance business, overseeing customers with turnover of £25 million or more.
Leitch has 23 years’ experience in asset finance, including 11 years as a Lombard relationship manager to corporate and SME customers.
He was also head of large corporates at Lombard, and head of transaction structuring and documentation in operations.
Lombard managing director Alex Baldock said: “Gary brings breadth and depth of asset finance experience, in sales, operations and risk management; and from large corporates to SMEs. With this background, his drive for high standards, and his proven leadership credentials, he will make a strong addition to the management team of Lombard.”