Aldermore appoints Nick Smith as Regional Managing Director in Yorkshire


Nick SmithAldermore, the new British bank, has appointed Nick Smith as Regional Managing Director of its invoice finance business in Yorkshire.

Nick is based in Aldermore’s Cleckheaton Office and reports to Managing Director, Damon Walford. Nick is responsible for a team of financial professionals who provide small and medium sized businesses throughout the North of England with a range of services designed to unlock the value of unpaid invoices.

Nick joined Aldermore in May 2010 as Sales Development Director and has more than 18 years’ experience in commercial finance. Prior to joining Aldermore, he worked for the Davenham Group where he was Business Development Manager for Yorkshire and the North East. Prior to that, he held various management positions in trade finance and international banking during a 13-year spell at HBOS.

Nick Smith said: “Having worked within Aldermore Invoice Finance for more than 18 months, I’ve got a really clear understanding of what differentiates this business from its competitors and I’m looking forward to using that knowledge to further strengthen the bank’s presence in Yorkshire and the North of England.”

Damon Walford, Managing Director of Aldermore Invoice Finance, said: “I’m delighted that Nick has taken responsibility for our Yorkshire office. He has considerable experience that he can bring to bear and I have no doubt that he will be able to make an immediate impact. I would like to wish him every success for the future.”

Further information about the full range of products and services available from Aldermore for small and medium sized businesses can be obtained at or by phoning 0800 021 7040.