Online motor finance firm CarFinance 247 has made three senior level appointments to support its expansion plans in 2017.
Julie Atkinson joins as compliance director, Matthew Williams (pictured middle) has been appointed to a newly created role of head of learning and development and Andrew Haines is head of marketing.
Atkinson brings more than 15 years of experience in compliance to CarFinance 247, joining the company from Different Money (Loans) where she was compliance director.
Prior to this Julie held senior positions at Travelex, Lifestyle Service Group (Insurance), Hammonds and Thomas Cook.
As a FCA approved professional, in her new role at CarFinance 247 she will ensure that compliance supports the business, assuring any new business practices and products are fully compliant with the regulators.
In the past 12 months CarFinance247 has more than doubled its workforce and created a new employee training division, Academy 247.
As head of learning and development, Williams has been appointed to oversee Academy 247. He joins from software specialist Sage.
Following the introduction of a new external brand and proposition, Haines joins CarFinance 247 to help improve marketing and brand awareness.
He has held senior marketing roles within the Fairpoint Group, MBNA Bank of America, Simplyhealth and BUPA.