BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions has announced the appointment of Tim Pulleyn as Head of Broker. Alongside Tim’s appointment, Paul Baker has been promoted to Head of Food and Agriculture and Alun Davies to Head of Construction and Logistics.
In his new role, Tim will be responsible for managing BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions’ network of brokers across multiple sectors. Tim brings to this position his extensive experience in the finance industry where he most recently held the position of Head of Structured Finance and Asset Management at Metro Bank.
Prior to his time at Metro Bank, Tim held positions at PEAC Finance, Aldermore Bank, Hitachi Capital UK and HSBC Bank.
Paul Baker, who has been newly appointed to the position of Head of Food and Agriculture, has over 32 years of experience in the agriculture sector with 12 years spent at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions. His promotion from Head of Dealer Direct marks a successful 4 years in his previous role where Paul led the team through a period of growth, and established a number of new vendor finance partnerships.
The business’ new Head of Construction and Logistics, Alun Davies has enjoyed 5 years at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions to date. His career in the automotive industry stretches back over 30 years with positions at Chartered Trust, First National Motor Finance (Abbey National) and Close Brothers. Prior to his promotion he has held positions as Area Sales Manager for Commercial Vehicles and Materials Handling divisions, and Head of Sales for Commercial Vehicles at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions.
Tim, Paul and Alun will all report to the Head of Sales at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, Mark Richards.
Jean-Michel Boyer, CEO of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK, comments:
It is an honour to welcome Tim to his new role as Head of Broker. His arrival signals our ongoing commitment to working alongside our broker partners and we are delighted to have him on board.
With Paul and Alun also taking on new roles, the trio will be an invaluable asset to our outstanding market-leading team.
Mark Richards, Head of Sales at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK, said:
Tim, Paul and Alun all bring with them extensive experience in their respective sectors which will be invaluable as we move forward through this period of growth.
I would like to personally congratulate them on their successes, and I look forward to working alongside them as our business continues to go from strength to strength.