August 24 2004. On the back of a 30% growth in business, Close Finance has appointed one new branch manager and three new account managers.

Geoff Bell has joined Close Motor Finance as Newcastle Branch Manager. Most recently Business Centre Manager at Carlyle Finance, Bell has a solid track record within the motor finance industry. He previously held managerial positions at First National Motor Finance, MG Rover Financial, and Nissan Finance.

Beth Pollard has joined as an Account Manager in Manchester, and Charlie Whiston and Alan Weale have joined as Account Managers in Peterborough and Bury St. Edmunds, respectively.