Trade Finance Solutions (TFS) has hired Maria Chiang as senior vice-president, business development. Based in Los Angeles, Chiang will be responsible for originating new business relationships with clients and industry professionals across the west of the US.

Before joining TFS, Chiang served as head of market development with CV Credit, where she was responsible for developing new business in the US, Canada and Latin America. She previously held senior business development positions with FGI Finance and a marketing role at Access Capital.

“We are excited to welcome Maria to our growing team of sales professionals,” says F Bruce Sim, senior vice president at TFS. “Her experience and broad network will accelerate our expansion in the western US.”

Chiang is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, and is very active in the Commercial Finance Association, Risk Management Association, International Factoring Association, Association for Corporate Growth and the Professional Club.