Debt purchaser Hoist Finance UK has appointed its chief financial officer, Julian Winfield, as UK country manager.
Winfield, who joined Hoist in 2014, has more than 20 years of experience in both retail and insurance financial services.
His previous roles include finance director at the Shop Direct Group and chief financial officer at insurance provider Paymentshield.
Najib Nathoo, regional director of west Europe at Hoist, said: “Since joining Hoist Finance UK, Julian has been instrumental in further strengthening our financial processes and performance.”
Nathoo said the appointment is one in a series of internal promotions.
Hoist Finance UK acquired debt collection agencies Robinson Way in 2012 and the Lewis Group in 2013 followed by debt purchaser Compello Group in 2015.