Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has named David Ciccolo, as its new president and CEO for North America, replacing Ian Watson who has served as president and CEO since March of 2016.

Ciccolo, who has more than 30 years of experience in commercial banking, factoring and asset-based lending, joined BFS as managing director for the U.S. in January 2019.

He previously held executive-level positions at Wells Fargo Capital Finance in Denver, most recently as the executive vice president/national sales manager of Commercial Services.

Prior to this, he held the title of executive vice president/national manager of Accounts Receivable and Purchase Order Financing.

David Postings, global chief executive, BFS said: “At our core, we are a relationship-based financier and this means we get to know our clients’ businesses so that we can tailor an approach that fits them now and in the future.

“With David’s track record and experience, I’m confident that we can continue to further grow our support for North American businesses.”