Ashby de la Zouch based firm ThinCats, has appointed Sam Lewis as its new director of regional business development for East Midlands.
Damon Walford, ThinCats Chief Development Officer, said: “We are delighted to have Sam joining us. ThinCats has a strong regional heritage in understanding and untapping the growth of UK SMEs. With over £800 million to lend to UK SMEs, Sam’s experience will continue enhance our offering as more businesses turn to lenders like ThinCats.”
Sam has more than 15 years’ experience in banking and corporate finance, gained at Lombard and RBS Corporate.
Mr Lewis commented: “It’s great to be joining ThinCats at such an interesting time. We are seeing many SMEs turn to finance providers like ThinCats to support their growth ambitions. As a regional SME itself, ThinCats understands and is providing the opportunity to effectively support SMEs in the short, medium and long term through a variety of flexible financing structures.
“I look forward to supporting the wider business aims of ThinCats as we continue to prioritise potential of SMEs.”
ThinCats was founded in 2011 with the aim of offering funding to SMEs severely constrained by the lack of bank finance, whilst providing investors with attractive potential returns.