Cabot Credit Management (CCM) has appointed Phil McGilvray as its Operational and Digital Development Director – Debt Purchase.

McGilvray, who joins after 19 years in various roles at American Express more latterly as General Manager and Vice President, International Cards, will be responsible for overseeing CCM’s debt purchase business’s digital strategy. This will include the responsibility for the Multi-channel and Web capabilities, the business change function for the whole UK Debt Purchase business as well as the Book-on and Credit bureau reporting functions.

Derek Usher, Managing Director Debt Purchase UK, Cabot Credit Management, said: “We have created this new role to give specific focus to our digital development which is continuing to evolve at a great pace.  Phil is a capable executive with great commercial acumen and has invaluable experience in the multi-channel arena. We are excited to have him on the team.”

McGilvray starts with immediate effect and will be based at the Kings Hill office in Kent reporting directly to Usher.