ThinCats, the leading fintech lender to mid-sized SMEs, has today announced the appointment of David Parr as Director for Regional Business Development, covering the North West.
David brings an array of funding experience to ThinCats, having joined from Barclays where he was Director of Specialist Finance. In this role, he supported management teams at various stages of their journey, including Venture Debt/Growth Capital, Private Equity and M&A finance. Before Barclays, David worked at Lloyds Banking Group and Santander.
At ThinCats, David will be responsible for supporting the North West region, where he will work alongside the advisory community delivering M&A and complex funding solutions for growing businesses.
David Parr, Director, Regional Business Development for the North West, ThinCats said, “I am excited to be joining such a pioneering fintech at such an interesting time for the SME lending industry. Now, more than ever, it’s important that SMEs are given the opportunity to find funding from dynamic and sustainable partners that fully understand their business goals. ThinCats’ network of regional business development directors is crucial to its in-depth understanding of SMEs and enables its success as a long-term funding partner.”
Damon Walford, Chief Development Officer, ThinCats said, “We are delighted to have David joining the ThinCats team as he brings a wealth of experience supporting the UK’s growing SMEs across a range of sectors. David will be working closely with local advisers in the North West to deliver bespoke funding solutions for medium sized regional SMEs who are the backbone of our economy.”