Business finance company MarketInvoice, has today announced the appointment of Julian Cassen as Senior Business Development Manager.
He is a highly regarded senior banking professional with over 25 years’ experience in business, commercial and corporate banking, namely at Lloyds Banking Group and RBS. He has led teams focussing on asset-based lending and business finance.
Julian is a career business development and client relationship manager for business finance products and services. He began his career at TSB Bank in 1991, overseeing factoring facilities for clients before joining Credit Lyonnais in 1996. Over eight years here, Julian manged businesses with turnover up to £25m using factoring and confidential invoice discounting services.
In 2003, Julian moved to Lloyds Banking Group in their Commercial Finance team before being promoted to regional manager in 2008. Here, over five years, he raised the profile of the business in the regions and grew the size of their operations. He moved to RBS Invoice Finance in 2013 as business development manager where he worked across the bank to deliver and curate business finance solutions for clients across the UK.
Julian will work directly with Gavin Sumner, VP Sales, in delivering the business development strategy across sectors and regions whilst inputting on underwriting and risk policies at MarketInvoice to enhance its proposition yet further.
Julian Cassen, Senior Business Development Manager commented: “I have witnessed, first-hand, the changes in business finance services over the past couple of decades, fintech has accelerated these developments more recently. MarketInvoice has revolutionised the speed of providing business finance, ease of use with their interface for clients and, critically, maintained exceptional customer service standards. I look forward to helping shape the business and take the service far and wide across the UK”.
Since 2011, MarketInvoice has funded over 70,000 invoices worth £1.5 billion through its platform. MarketInvoice helps thousands of businesses every day with their working capital needs, supporting over 18,000 jobs in the UK at these businesses.
Gavin Sumner, VP Sales, MarketInvoice commented: “Julian brings a depth of experience to the team that will benefit our clients and team alike. His deep knowledge of a range of sectors and regions will help to grow the reach of MarketInvoice and support businesses across the UK.”
MarketInvoice’s main strategic ambition is to broaden its reach to be able to support a wider range of businesses, from start-ups to larger businesses looking to scale up. To help even more companies get paid faster by financing their invoices, so business owners can save time and focus on running their business.