Steve Smith

Close Brothers Asset Finance appoints three construction sales specialists

Close Brothers Asset Finance has appointed Steve Smith (pictured above), Michael Ward and Nigel Clayton as construction sales specialists.


Steve has over 16 years of experience in the construction industry and specialises in powered access equipment (MEWPs).

He joins Close Brothers Asset Finance as regional sales manager, having previously served at Manitou Group.

Michael and Nigel have been appointed as area sales managers.

Michael has extensive knowledge of the specialist transport, quarrying and aggregates sectors.

Nigel has over 35 years of experience in asset and commercial finance, and previously worked as a broker.

Paul Hindle, sales director at Close Brothers Asset Finance’s construction and recycling team, said: “We are in an exciting growth phase and these new hires are a strong indication of our longstanding dedication to this key sector.”

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