SOURCE: Bibby Financial Services

Bibby Financial Services

May 15, 2013 12:55 ET

Bibby Financial Services Names Kate Smith Head of Operations, Midwest

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - Bibby Financial Services is pleased to announce Kate Smith has been promoted to Head of Operations, Bibby Financial Services, Midwest. In her new role, Smith will be responsible for managing the operations team and growing the portfolio while mitigating risk. She will report directly to Sue Duckett, Managing Director, Midwest.

Smith joins the Midwest team with 15 years of experience. She previously worked for the Bibby Financial Services International division in Banbury, U.K. as Operations Manager. In this role she helped develop the company's international trade offering, linking Bibby Financial Services offices worldwide to facilitate international collections and money management across currencies, time zones and language barriers. Prior joining Bibby Financial Services, Smith worked in all areas of operations, including audit and relationship management at Aldermore Invoice Finance, Close Invoice Finance, IGF Invoice Finance and RDM Factors.

"We are thrilled to have someone with Kate's background lead our operations team," said Duckett. "At Bibby Financial Services we often recruit from our 146 offices across the world to fill key positions. The U.K. factoring market is quite mature so Kate will be able to bring the benefit of that knowledge and experience to our U.S. clients."

Continued Duckett: "International opportunities are not only a way to share best practices; it's also one of the truly great benefits of working at Bibby Financial Services. I myself started my career in the UK. We encourage our staff to take advantage of opportunities all over the globe for personal and professional growth."

About Bibby Financial Services

Bibby Financial Services is a worldwide market leader in business cash flow solutions to small- and medium-sized companies. With offices in eight North American cities and 15 countries around the world, its product portfolio includes accounts receivables finance, factoring, non-notification factoring, export finance, purchase order finance, specialist solutions for the staffing and trucking sectors, and it is an approved lender for the Export-Import Bank's working capital guaranty program. Bibby Financial Services is a subsidiary of a 206-year-old privately held company based in the United Kingdom.

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