Alternative financier TradeRiver has appointed Louise Gillier as operations manager.

She joins with 14 years of experience in supply chain finance, with a special focus on operational aspects. Having previously held roles at HSBC and PrimeRevenue, Gillier has worked closely with suppliers, buyers and financial institutions to implement global supply chain finance programmes for both an international high street bank and a top tier independent operator.

Commenting on the appointment, Guy Willans, TradeRiver’s COO, says: “Gillier is a great addition to the team and brings with her a wealth of experience within the trade and supply chain finance arena. She understands financial services well and we will be making the most of her extensive operational experience and skills.”