Ultimate Finance has appointed Jamie Hunt as regional director in its Leeds office.

Hunt joined Ultimate Finance after 30 years in banking and commercial finance, spending 18 years at Yorkshire Bank, before moving to Aldermore. Hunt has also run his own brokerage.

Hunt said: “I have always been impressed with their approach and willingness to get things done.

“With significant funds now available to lend I believe Ultimate Finance will quickly become a major player in the asset based lending market.”

Noel Haverly, head of sales for Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland at Ultimate Finance, touted Hunt’s profile and history in the region.

Haverly said: “Having operated in Yorkshire as both a lender and a broker, he is extremely well-known and highly respected in the region.

“He understands that brokers and clients alike need quick decisions and flexibility to find solutions for funding requirements both of which we can provide at Ultimate Finance."