Shawbrook Bank appoints new MD to head up Healthcare division of Shawbrook Asset Finance

09 January 2014

Shawbrook Asset Finance has this month appointed Andy James to head up its Healthcare Finance division, following the departure of its longstanding and much respected Managing Director, Susan Hinton-Smith. Prior to this appointment, Andy was a senior director for Shawbrook’s Healthcare division. Andy has extensive finance and leasing experience and he has played a key part in the management of this business for nearly 10 years.

Shawbrook Asset Finance is part of Shawbrook Bank, a British bank that specialises in markets where it has solid experience and knowledge. The Healthcare division entered the market in 1994 and provide medical equipment leasing directly and through a network of brokers and intermediaries. The highly experienced team remains committed to increased lending to the sector, including the NHS, Medical Professionals and private health businesses.

Richard Pyman, MD, Shawbrook Asset Finance said,
“We were very fortunate to have had Susan Hinton-Smith at the helm of our Healthcare division over the last few years, with Andy James working closely with her to develop the business to the success it is today.  Following Susan’s departure, Andy is the ideal candidate to head up our Healthcare division and I am very pleased to be working with him and his team to take the business forward throughout 2014 and beyond.”                                                                                              

Andy James, MD – Healthcare, Shawbrook Asset Finance said,
“We have seen many changes in the Healthcare sector over the last few years but I think this is a very exciting time to be taking over.  I am confident that the  team’s extensive knowledge of medical equipment and understanding of the markets will stand us in good stead as we look to develop in all areas of the Healthcare sector.”