Allica has appointed Gareth Claxton as senior commercial manager as it continues to build an SME bank.
Gareth joins from Redwood Bank, where he served as a business development manager.
Prior to that, he was national sales manager at Aldermore and regional director as Santander.
In his new role, he will be responsible for supporting owner-occupier businesses and commercial investment property professionals.
Mark Stephens, chief executive officer at Allica, said: “With more than three decades’ experience gained at leading high street and challenger banks, and with a reputation for demonstrating strong service culture behaviours, Gareth is a recognised name within the commercial broker market.
“Gareth’s commercial mortgage lending expertise will be crucial in supporting our customers after launch.”
Gareth added: “Allica’s unique service is set to lead the way for SME banking and be a trusted partner as they grow.
“I am delighted to join the team bringing the Allica alternative to market and I’m looking forward to working closely with our customers, helping them structure and obtain lending solutions that specifically meet their objectives.”
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