Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has appointed Sean Flannery and Ronnie Stokes as corporate managers for the north of England and Scotland respectively.

Flannery has over 15 years’ experience in commercial finance and joins BFS from RBS Invoice Finance, where he held a number of positions, including head of sales for the North West.

Stokes joins BFS from Clydesdale Bank where he was senior relationship manager.

Prior to joining Clydesdale, Ronnie held the role of lending director at RBS and has over 18 years’ experience spanning corporate banking, invoice finance and asset-based lending.

Commenting on the new appointments, regional head of corporate, north, Dan Burton says: “We have enhanced our product offering to include stock finance, foreign exchange and asset finance. This has enabled us to write more and bigger deals, and we want to maintain this growth trajectory across the country, supporting more businesses and intermediaries alike.

“The north of England and Scotland are both strategically important areas for us. I’m delighted to welcome Ronnie and Sean to the BFS family. Both have extensive knowledge and experience of the corporate finance space and will undoubtedly enable us to grow our funding even further.”