Aldermore hires asset finance head

Aldermore has appointed George Ashworth as head of asset finance. He has responsibility for developing and implementing an operational business strategy to boost Aldermore’s proposition in the leasing and asset finance markets.
Ashworth joins Aldermore from Fortis Lease Group where he was senior manager, International Vendor Services. Prior to that, he was operations director at Lombard Business Finance (part of the Royal Bank of Scotland) and also worked in business finance with Crown Equipment Corporation and De Lage Landen BV.
Phillip Monks, chief executive of Aldermore, said: “I’m delighted to welcome George to Aldermore