"He’s spent 26 years working in the small-and medium-size enterprises market, which are our target customers. "
SME lender Redwood Bank has expanded its team with the appointment of Leon Marklew as its new director of strategy, products and marketing.
Redwood launched in August 2017 and offers secured SME mortgages for business owners as well as for experienced commercial and residential property investors.
Gary Wilkinson, CEO and co-founder of Redwood Bank, said: “When we come across a driven and talented recruit such as Leon, it does not need a lot of thought when inviting them to join the team.
“He has a broad spectrum of experience working within retail, commercial, corporate banking and invoice finance, leading large teams across regional and national geographies.
“Not only that, he’s spent 26 years working in the small-and medium-size enterprises market, which are our target customers. We’re certain he will become a valuable asset to our customers and the Bank.”
Leon commented: “I’m thrilled to be joining such a dynamic and hardworking team. I’m extremely passionate about finding mutually beneficial solutions for SMEs, helping them to grow and develop. I am very much looking forward to getting my teeth into the role and forging new relationships among the customers.”