Accelerated Payments (AP), an invoice financing Fintech, has hired Carolyn McClure as a Vice President to boost the development of the North American market. AP already operates in North America as well as the UK and Europe.
Recently the company announced the hiring of Steven Conrad as Vice President of Business Development for North America and Neil McMillan as Head of North America.
According to the company, McClure spent years working in business development roles for large international corporate finance companies. More recently, she led business development for smaller homegrown lending firms.
Ian Duffy, CEO of Accelerated Payments, commented:
“Carolyn has an impressive track record in finding the best working capital solutions for American businesses from coast to coast. Her extensive US network, coupled by her strong customer relation and networking skills, makes her an ideal person to lead our business expansion in the region. As we ramp up our efforts across America, Carolyn will be instrumental in managing the requirements of our clients and her expertise and insight, along with her commitment to supporting small businesses, will play a critical role to our success.”
Duffy added that hiring people that are passionate about championing the same values is very important to them.
Accelerated Payments recently topped €750 million worth of invoice financing. Based in Dublin, with offices in London and Toronto, the company has claims more than 56,000 invoices financed to over 300 companies since it began.