Aldermore has appointed Rob Brudenell as its business development manager (BDM), with responsibility for agricultural finance.
Brudenell (pictured) is responsible for liaising with specialist agricultural finance brokers based throughout the country, to provide agricultural equipment sales support finance including leasing and hire purchase.
He is based in Braintree, Essex and has more than 30 years experience gained in the agricultural finance market. Most recently, he was agricultural broker manager for ING Lease UK and has also worked for Barclays Highland Finance, where he was responsible for launching New Holland Finance in Italy.
He has also spent time working as an agricultural broker.
Brudenell said Aldermore was really making its presence felt in the asset finance market.
He added: “Aldermore Asset Finance has ambitious targets for the year ahead and I’m looking forward to helping it become a leading player in the agricultural finance market.”
He will report to Paul Rooney, head of agriculture and construction, who said: “I’m delighted to welcome Rob to the team and wish him every success for the future.
“He is well known in the agricultural market and I have no doubt that his considerable experience will stand him in good stead.”