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Paragon Motor Finance appoints Chris Gerrard as Regional Sales Manager

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Paragon Bank has strengthened its Motor Finance team with the appointment of Chris Gerrard as Regional Sales Manager.

Chris will be responsible for counties surrounding the M4 corridor including London, Swindon and across to Colchester regions and will report into Geoff Duncalf, National Sales Manager at Paragon Motor Finance. Chris will work closely with Paragon’s existing customers to help add value to their businesses and maximise Paragon’s footprint across his regions through new business opportunities.

He re-joins Paragon from working as Operations Manager for Forza Finance Limited and prior to this, Nexgen Finance Ltd, where he was Director. He has previously worked with Paragon as Sales Executive for Motor Finance, where focused on new business development and analysis.

Chris is responsible for providing his customers with the highest level of consultative account management in the motor finance sector, adding value to their business. He will also focus on engaging with new partnerships across his territory to build new relationships with both dealers and brokers in the Motor, LCV and Leisure markets.

Chris commented: “I am extremely excited to be back at Paragon after my spell away from the business. I look forward to bringing back all the skills and knowledge I have gained during my time out in the market to help deliver the best possible service to all our customers moving forward.

He added: “The role will require a lot of hard work and dedication to ensure Paragon’s values and commitments are upheld at every opportunity. I thoroughly look forward to getting out to all my introducers and helping them to grow and develop their business through the products and services we have available to them.”

National Sales Manager, Geoff Duncalf, said: “I am delighted to welcome Chris back to Paragon, the external experience he gained whilst away will be invaluable to him and his customers. Chris’ exceptional track record in customer service as well as knowledge of Paragon will be a huge asset to his introducers as he promotes our niche product offering throughout the territory.”

For further information contact:

Annette Coyle
Media Relations Executive
Tel: 0121 712 2526
www.paragonbank.co.uk 

Notes to editors:

Paragon Motor Finance provides funding for cars (including electric), light commercial vehicles, motorhomes and touring caravans.

Paragon Motor Finance is a member of the Paragon Banking Group which is a FTSE 250 group based in Solihull in the West Midlands. Established in 1985, Paragon Banking Group has over £13 billion of loan assets under management and manages over 450,000 customer accounts.

Paragon Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England number 5390593.  Registered office 51 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3QJ.  Paragon Bank PLC is registered on the Financial Services Register under the firm reference number 604551.