Equinox Global has named Nick King as its new head of UK and Ireland. King joins the London-based team from Travis Perkins on July 6.

King has 30-plus years of experience in credit management, in both the UK and internationally. His previous experience includes roles at Brightpoint Europe, NACCO Materials Handling Group and Atlas Copco Compressors.

In his new position, King reports to Mike Holley, chief executive of Equinox Global, who comments: “Nick’s appointment represents an important step change in the scale, pace and service quality of our UK business. Nick will bring invaluable experience, particularly of the construction and distribution industries, and his service on the boards of our industry’s trade bodies will bring an important additional dimension to our growing business.”