Liquid Finance has appointed a payments expert to its staff, culminating in the recruitment of Kevin Coles as its newest non-executive director.
In his new role as non-executive director, Mr. Coles will help provide continual support and consultancy focusing on the credit and debit card industry. In particular, Mr. Coles has over four decades of experience in the payments industry, including executive tenures at Barclays and Lloyds Bank.
According to Ian Morrison, Director of Underwriting and Risk at Liquid Finance, in a statement on the appointment, “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Kevin Coles as a non-executive director to Liquid Finance. As part of our aggressive business strategy, we are building a team of industry experts and Coles’ in-depth knowledge and experience of the payments landscape will be a huge asset. This is an exciting time and we look forward to growing the business in the UK and internationally.”
“I am delighted to join Liquid Finance at this exciting and important time. Today’s SMEs are key to the success of our economy and being able to secure short-term funding is one of the most important hurdles they face. Liquid Finance’s expertise, coupled with the credibility of FCA regulation (provided by its sister company) ensures businesses can access the crucial funding they need,” added Mr. Coles in an accompanying statement.