Compass Business Finance have announced the appointment of David Bunker as a new company director from 1 April 2019. David has taken an equity stake in the business and will be working alongside brothers Mark and Jamie Nelson, who founded the business in 2005.
David has spent the majority of his career at Close Brothers Asset Finance, most recently as assistant managing director of the company’s Print team. Over the past 26 years, David has worked in client management across the print, packaging, transport, construction and engineering sectors, whilst also leading several major projects.
Mark Nelson, Director, Compass Business Finance, said, “As the business continues to grow, it’s crucial that we have the right people and structure in place to both support the existing business and keep the momentum going into the future. David, and the wealth of experience he brings is a key part of this.”
David Bunker, incoming Director, Compass Business Finance, said, “I have long held Compass in high regard and look forward to playing a significant part in the next stage of their growth. A key focus will be in continuing to develop their stakeholder relationships.”
Neil Davies, CEO, Close Brothers Asset Finance, commented that, “David was an important part of our business and made a significant contribution on a number of fronts during that time. While he will be missed, he joins a trusted partner of ours and we look forward to working with David in his new capacity.”
David and his wife live in Midhurst, West Sussex, he enjoys playing golf, fly fishing and skiing, as well as time with his family.