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We strengthen our Manufacturing sales team

Jon Buckle

We are proud to announce that we have appointed Jon Buckle into the role of Manufacturing Area Sales Manager as part of our strategy to further enhance our already strong presence in this key sector. 

Jon, who joins from Felder Group UK, will focus his efforts on the woodworking sector, putting into practice his detailed knowledge of the assets needed to build a successful business. 

Richard Kirk, Sales Director for Close Brothers Asset Finance’s Manufacturing division, commented: “We are continuing to invest in the team and strengthen our offering by bringing in sector experts who speak the language of our customers. 

“Bringing individuals of this calibre into the business is a real statement of intent and is a continued demonstration of our long-standing commitment to supporting the woodworking community.” 

Jon added: “This is a great opportunity for me and I am delighted to have joined the team at Close Brothers Asset Finance. Having successfully sold capital equipment for several years, I felt the time was right for a change of career into asset finance. 

“What I bring is a strong insight into how woodworking firms work and an understanding of both the opportunities and the challenges they face. My background will undoubtedly help me to engage and communicate effectively with them.”