Wells Fargo Names Neil Kerridge as Director and Regional Underwriting Manager

Wells Fargo Capital Finance UK continues to strategically expand team

 LONDON, UK, 13 September 2016 – Wells Fargo Capital Finance (UK) Limited, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), continues to demonstrate its long-term commitment to the UK market by announcing today that it has appointed Neil Kerridge to the role of Director, Regional Underwriting Manager. Based in the London office, Neil reports to Steven Chait, managing director and head of EMEA for Wells Fargo Capital Finance. Wells Fargo Capital Finance provides comprehensive asset-based lending, technology finance and supply chain finance to a wide spectrum of companies throughout the UK and beyond.

“We are very happy to welcome Neil to Wells Fargo. His experience and expertise will be a tremendous asset for our customers in EMEA,” said Chait. “Wells Fargo Capital Finance has already had an excellent start to the year. We have added amazing talent to expand our team and recently won Asset-based Lender of the Year at the Real Deal Private Equity Awards. Our first priority remains focused on helping clients access the financing they need to grow, and Neil’s experience further builds on those core values.”

Neil, a leader in the UK Asset Based Lending (ABL) market with 19 years’ experience, has held key roles across the industry in risk, structuring, commercial, capital markets and due diligence. Most recently, he was an executive director at GE Capital, responsible for structuring and executing UK, US and European Trade Receivables, ABL and Equipment Finance. Prior to GE Capital, Neil was head of ABL structuring and syndication at Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance, following roles as a regional manager and head of audit. Neil graduated from the University of Bristol with an honours degree in Physics.