Independent Growth Finance (IGF) has announced the appointment of three senior hires at its offices in London and Manchester with a new ABL Director and two Regional Sales Directors joining the firm.

Jamie Gould will join IGF Business Credit as ABL Director for London and South East, Gould has over 35 years’ experience in the alternative finance sector with previous roles at Bibby Financial Services, GE and Smith & Williamson. His primary focus will be to develop the firm’s introducer network in the region, as well as being responsible for wider business development strategies.

Chris Mitcham will be responsible for sourcing new business and progressing sales across North London and the Home Counties, Mitcham specialises in invoice finance. He joins IGF Invoice Finance with over 15 years’ experience in commercial finance, following similar Sales Director roles at Skipton Business Finance, Close Business Finance and Abbey National.

Clive Briggs joins as an additional Regional Sales Director for IGF Invoice Finance, based in IGF ’s Manchester office. Responsible for developing client relationships throughout the North West, Clive joins the firm with over 30 years’ experience across the banking and alternative finance sectors.

John Onslow, Chief Executive Ofiicer at IGF said “With 2017’s expansive growth strategy firmly underway, we feel extremely confident these senior hires will only aid IGF’s ambitious growth potential. Their varied experiences are a welcome addition to the firm and will prove crucial in the success of our regional expansion.”