Vantage Finance appoints new Finance Director to steer growth plans


James HusseyVantage Finance, one of the UK’s leading master brokers, has announced the appointment of James Hussey as its new Finance Director.

James is the former CFO of Fitch Learning, a division of the Fitch Group, which provides web-based financial information services and training to blue chip organisations around the globe.

James’ new role is the latest in a series of announcements by Vantage as part of the company’s recent growth strategy, including the appointment of its new Chairman and investment from private equity firm Chiltern Capital. Last month also saw the launch of the company’s new brand, which includes a revamped website.

As Finance Director, James will play a pivotal role in measuring Vantage’s financial success and helping the business achieve its growth plans. He is a chartered accountant and has managerial experience in finance across a number of industries including domiciliary care, ecommerce, and medical devices.

James commented on his new role:

“I’m very excited to be joining such an energetic and dynamic team. My career in financial services has revolved around people-focused, professional services businesses like Vantage, and I look forward to using this experience to make a valuable contribution to Vantage’s future success.”

Lucy Hodge, MD of Vantage Finance, commented:

“We’ve set out an ambitious growth plan for Vantage over the next few years, and to achieve this we need the right people on board to ensure we hold a steady course. James is a great addition to our team, with an invaluable history in c-suite roles, and I am delighted he will be involved in helping the business to continually improve our offering.”