Asset Finance company, Bibby Financial Services (BFS), has announced the appointment of Theo Chatha as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining BFS, Chatha spent eleven years with Close Brothers, holding a variety of executive roles across its banking, property finance, and asset finance and leasing divisions.

Most recently, he held the role of Bank Finance Director, overseeing the finance function reporting to the Banking Division Managing Director and Group Finance Director.

Reporting to Global Chief Executive, David Postings, Theo will join the BFS Global Executive Committee and Board. He will oversee operational finance, financial control, and financial planning and analysis.

Joining the business at the start of September, Chatha succeeds Global Finance Director, Stephen Rose, who leaves BFS on 30 September after six years.

Global Chief Executive, David Postings, said “As a Sunday Times Best Companies employer, attracting leading talent is a key part of our global growth strategy. I’m delighted to welcome Theo to BFS, and look forward to working with him as we position the business for future growth.”

“I’d like to put on record my thanks to Stephen for his dedication over the past six years. I know he will continue to take a keen interest in our ambitious growth plans over the years ahead.”