A CREDIT company has confirmed a new addition to its senior management team this week.

Richard Baxter has now joined Greater Manchester based DF Capital as director of credit and will lead the business's credit underwriting and sanctioning, portfolio management and audit teams.

Mr Baxter brings over 30 years of experience across the commercial, risk and business change experience and asset based lending sectors to his new role.

He said: “DF Capital is a growing influence in the small and medium sized enterprises finance market, with a clear sense of purpose.

"I am delighted to have the opportunity to support the business and help steer it towards ever greater success.

"DF Capital offers a compelling vision for the future and I am glad to be here!”

Mr Baxter will report to company CEO Carl D’Ammassa.

Mr D'Ammassa said: "Richard is renowned for his strong and supportive leadership style, as well as his commercial acumen, which has, through his career, unlocked growth in lending with a disciplined and effective approach to credit risk management.

"He brings valuable expertise, wisdom and a unique perspective that help us expand over the next few years.

"I’m confident his experience as well as his approach to leadership will complement the make-up of our senior team and contribute significantly to the running of the company.

"I look forward to Richard’s input as we continue our growth as a company."