Hoist Finance announces new UK chief

Debt purchaser Hoist Finance UK has appointed its chief financial officer, Julian Winfield, as UK country manager.

Hoist Finance announces new UK chief

Winfield has more than 20-years’ experience in financial services, insurance and retail, having started his career with Kwik Save and Argos.

More recently he was the finance director for Shop Direct Group (Financial Services) and chief financial officer at the insurer Paymentshield. He holds an MBA from the Alliance Manchester Business School, which is part of the University of Manchester.

Najib Nathoo, regional director of west Europe at Hoist, said: “Since joining Hoist Finance UK, Julian has been instrumental in further strengthening our financial processes and performance.”

Nathoo said the appointment is one in a series of internal promotions.