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01 Sep 2021 / Asset Based Lending

Time Finance secure Sharon Bryden as Director of Commercial Loans & ABL

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Time Finance are delighted to announce that they have secured Sharon Bryden as Director of Commercial Loans & ABL with immediate effect. The role is newly created and is reflective of the firms’ commitment to delivering a market leading portfolio of funding solutions to UK businesses as they recover and grow.

As a member of the Operating Board, Sharon will have overall responsibility for the operation and performance of Commercial Loans for the business. In addition to this, Sharon will lead the firms plans to develop and deliver a robust Asset Based Lending solution to the market. With a diverse portfolio of funding solutions, the business can already offer a multi-product solution to businesses seeking a higher level of funding across multiple assets, but they have plans to strengthen their offering and truly deliver a market leading Asset Based lending proposition to support their future ambitions.

Sharon – 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. Prior to that she has held operational and relationship management positions at Aldermore Bank and Bibby Financial Services.

Speaking of her appointment, Sharon Bryden comments: "I am delighted to have joined Time Finance at such an exciting time. They have a genuine commitment to delivering robust funding solutions to UK businesses to inspire confidence and growth. Whilst commercial loans have been part of their portfolio since their inception over two decades ago, there is a renewed ambition to enhance and drive forward this important part of the business. 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”.

Time Finance specialise in the provision or arrangement of funding solutions to UK businesses seeking to access the finance they need to realise their growth plans. UK Businesses can take advantage of an extensive portfolio comprising: Asset Finance, Invoice Finance, Loans and Vehicle Finance. As the market continues to improve, Time Finance are confident that the business is well positioned to take advantage of the opportunities that should arise over the coming months and beyond.

As Ed Rimmer, CEO of Time Finance commented: "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”.