The Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA) has appointed John Bevan, head of trade and working capital UK and Ireland at Barclays Corporate, as chairman. Bevan has worked in the invoice finance industry for the past 16 years and been at Barclays Corporate since 2007 where he is responsible for growing the trade and working capital product offering along with providing continued value added support for Barclays Corporate clients.
Prior to joining Barclays, he was managing director of Euro Sales Finance UK, the external division of Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) invoice discounting business.
Bevan takes over the chairmanship from Steve Box, managing director of HSBC invoice finance.
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