Time Finance has appointed Sharon Bryden as director of commercial loans & ABL with immediate effect. The role is newly created and signals the firms’ intention to roll out a portfolio of funding options to UK businesses as they recover and grow.
As a member of the operating board, Bryden will have overall responsibility for the operation and performance of commercial loans for the business. In addition to this, Bryden will lead the firm’s plans to develop and deliver a robust asset-based lending solution to the market.
Bryden (pictured) – a well-known industry figure – brings two decades of experience to the role across multiple funding solutions from loans to invoice finance. She joins Time Finance from Reparo Finance, where, as operations director, she built a strong skill set in delivering secured lending facilities to UK businesses. Before that, she has held operational and relationship management positions at Aldermore Bank and Bibby Financial Services.
Bryden said: “With exciting plans to further develop our multiproduct offering, I am looking forward to playing an instrumental role in delivering market-leading funding solutions to our clients. The team at Time Finance are dynamic and progressive and have a reputation for getting things done so I have every confidence that it’s going to be a busy and successful time”.
Ed Rimmer, chief executive of Time Finance said: “We are delighted to have secured Sharon as a member of our leadership team in what is a key role for our business as we drive forward with our strategy and our plans to strengthen our funding proposition. She is a well-respected and proven professional with an exceptional record and was a natural choice for this role. Having worked with Sharon in the past, I have no doubts that she will significantly strengthen our team. Her depth of experience of the wider financial services market will support our ambitious plans to deliver a market-leading proposition”.