NatWest boosts Commercial team with new hire

NatWest boosts Commercial team with new hire

NatWest has strengthened its Cardiff and East Wales Commercial Banking team with the appointment of Jessica Shipman to the role of director, business development.

Jessica joins NatWest from Barclays, where she spent six years in Corporate Banking, most recently as business development manager. In this newly created role, Jessica will work closely with Cardiff and East Wales director Guy Jones and his team of relationship directors and managers in supporting further business growth.

Jessica, who lives in Pentrebach near Merthyr, will be based at NatWest's Commercial Banking office at One Kingsway, Cardiff.

Welcoming her to the team, Guy Jones said: "We are working hard to ensure that when they do business with NatWest, SMEs can feel confident that we will work with them to help them to realise their ambitions. Jessica's experience and enthusiasm will provide added strength to our Commercial business across south Wales."

Jessica said: "I built up significant banking experience at Barclays and I'm now looking forward to an exciting challenge with NatWest, where I see a real commitment to helping our customers achieve their ambitions. I have a very clear view on how we can shape our new business development strategy. It's been a year of many changes for me so far, as well as switching to this new role, I also got married a few months ago."

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