Optimum Finance appoints Vicky Williams as new CFO leading to 60% women majority on board

Source: Optimum Finance

Specialist SME invoice finance company Optimum Finance has recruited Vicky Williams as Chief Financial Officer.

Following the appointment of CTO Gordon McIntosh in March this year, the new member of management fills the final slot in the Senior Leadership Team, with women holding a 60% majority.

Vicky comes to Optimum Finance from the role of Group Finance Controller for Newport based Propel Finance. She has over 17 years of experience in senior finance positions with a focus on supporting high growth organisations.

On her new role, Vicky said “I’m incredibly excited to be joining the team at Optimum. I have been impressed by the drive and ambitions of the business, the people and the commitment from the shareholders. I have a history of working with high growth businesses and from what I’ve already seen, I’m expecting Optimum to be the best yet!

“I think Optimum are poised to deliver a meaningful impact on the SME funding space and I cannot wait to be part of this. What excites me most about this position is the ability bring my experience to the business and play my part in taking the company to the next phase in its journey. There are so many opportunities, I just can’t wait to get started.”

Commenting on the appointment Ant Persse, Optimum Finance CEO, said “I am thrilled to welcome Vicky to join our fantastic team. Her knowledge and experience, as well as solid track record will be extremely valuable and comes at a very exciting time for our business.“

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