Leading global debtor finance specialist Bibby Financial Services - Flexible Cash Flow Solutions has appointed Amanda Bird as Business Development Manager for the Queensland region. Based in Brisbane, Ms Bird will be responsible for driving new business in Queensland and will report to Allan Howe, State Manager of Queensland at Bibby Financial Services.
According to Gary Green, National Sales Director, Bibby Financial Services, Amanda has over 20 years of experience working in business development and finance roles including seven years in the debtor finance industry. The decision to strengthen their sales and operations team in the state is reflective of the potential the company sees in the growing Queensland market, which represents 15% of total debtor factoring turnover, equivalent to A$62.9 billion in the 12 months to 30 December 2012.
Bibby has firm plans to expand their presence in Queensland over the next 12 months and Amanda’s appointment will help build awareness of their debtor finance solutions.
Ms Bird joins Bibby from Oxford Funding, the specialist debtor finance division of Bendigo Bank, where she worked as a Cash Flow Specialist for Queensland and Western Australia for seven years. Ms Bird has been on the State committee for the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) since 2006.
Ms Bird looks forward to working with Bibby’s experienced team in Queensland to educate and build awareness of debtor finance as an alternative cash flow solution.
Ms Bird joins Bibby following several recent appointments to the sales and operations team in Queensland including Sally Taylor as Client Manager, Queensland. Other key appointments for Bibby include Mark Cleaver, as new Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand, Brendan Green, State Manager, Business Development NSW and Rob Lamers as Regional Sales Manager for the Southern Region.