Daily News: August 8, 2012

Linder Leads International Factoring for WFCF Trade Capital Unit

Wells Fargo Capital Finance has announced that Darren Linder has joined the organization as the head of International Factoring for its Trade Capital Division and will be based in Atlanta. In his new role, Linder will focus on enhancing the organization’s strategic initiative to expand its international services platform.

“We are extremely excited to add Darren to the team,” said Stuart Brister, president of the Trade Capital Division of Wells Fargo Capital Finance. “With his leadership, our team will be able to continue to build a best-in-class business and enable us to serve our customers globally.”

Linder joined Wells Fargo from BB&T Commercial Finance, where for seven years he led international and domestic factoring teams. He helped to build it into the largest U.S. import factor within FCI, the worldwide consortium of banks and finance companies designed to facilitate global trade through the two party factoring system. In his 23 years of experience in the asset-based lending industry, Darren also worked with GMAC Commercial Finance and Bank of America, where he started his career in business development. He earned his MBA and bachelor’s degree at Florida State University.