Wells Fargo Capital Finance (UK) appointed Tom Weedall to the role of director, Loan Originations. Based in WFCF’s Manchester office, Weedall will focus on developing new business across each product group. Wells Fargo Capital Finance provides asset-based lending, technology finance and supply chain finance to a wide spectrum of companies throughout the UK and beyond.

“We are delighted to welcome Tom to Wells Fargo. His experience and knowledge adds to the great professional strength of our team,” said Steven Chait, managing director and head of EMEA at Wells Fargo Capital Finance. “We have had an excellent start to the year having won Asset-based Lender of the Year at the Real Deal Private Equity Awards, helping new clients access the financing they need to grow, and moving into our new office in London. Adding Tom’s experience to the team further builds on that momentum and enhances our capabilities in Manchester and the north of England.”

Weedall will be responsible for sourcing and structuring asset-based and technology financing for opportunities originated in the UK, and will be reporting toChait. Most recently, Weedall was regional sales director at GE Capital, responsible for originating and closing new opportunities in the North West region. He has held a number of leadership roles at GE Capital including credit excellence leader, commercial portfolio director, workout director, as well as holding roles in the company’s audit and risk divisions.