Asset Finance Team Growing at Franchise Finance

As part of their drive to improve the service they offer to their clients as well as the depth and range of industry knowledge available to them, Franchise Finance are delighted to announce the appointment of Phillip Archer as Business Development Manager – Asset Finance.

Phillip began his career with a few years in the Insurance industry before joining Lombard North Central Plc. as a Business Development Manager specialising in transport assets. During his seven years in Lombard Phillip enjoyed different roles for Lombard’s various franchise connections and moved across into commercial Marketing with Honda Finance.

Phillip was headhunted to become the UK Marketing Director for Nissan Finance (part of Renault Banque). Phillip was instrumental in the introduction and promotion of a variety of successful financial and insurance based products to both end users and the supply chain. When he was later appointed to the Executive Committee, he also spent a few years living and working in Paris.

After nearly 10 years with Renault Banque Phillip was offered an opportunity to move into rail asset leasing and moved to a role with the French Rail operator SNCF. Phillip was applying his skills to the asset finance sector for the UK division of the French giant. During his time there he fine-tuned designs of rail freight wagons and their leasing packages.

Phillip now brings his wealth of experience and expertise to the Franchise Finance team where he will be specialising in supplying Asset Finance solutions to the wide range of needs of the Franchise industry.

Phillip says: “I am delighted to be joining the team at Franchise Finance and I am very much looking forward to working within the franchise sector. There is such a diverse range of business sectors involved in franchising that I expect every day to be varied and interesting meeting individual client’s needs”.

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