Lloyds Bank Appoints new director in South West and Wales

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has appointed a new director for large corporate clients in the South West and South Wales to support businesses’ growth plans, including debt origination.

Carmen Peacock brings more than 10 years’ experience in the banking industry, having most recently worked with a large number of local corporates, primarily supporting private equity-backed transactions and corporate acquisition activity at Santander. Previously, she has also held positions at the Royal Bank of Scotland and Bank of England.

In her new role based in Bristol, she will work to support businesses with an annual turnover of more than £100 million across a range of sectors in the South West and South Wales.

She will also be focused on cementing the bank’s long-standing relationships with some of the region’s most ambitious companies and providing them with tailored funding solutions to support growth plans.

David Willock, head of large corporates, South West & South Wales said: “Carmen has an impressive track record and a wealth of industry expertise and experience, which will prove an invaluable addition to our team of sector and product specialists. She also knows the intricacies of the regional business landscape and is well placed to continue to stand by the side of local companies.”

Carmen added: “This is an exciting time to join Lloyds Bank and lead the Large Corporate offering in the region, which is home to an impressive array of quality businesses. I’m really looking forward to working with our talented team to deliver the range of solutions available to help the South West and South Wales prosper.

“Lloyds Bank has a wide capability, and the goal is to ensure we are by the side of business with relevant expertise, sector insights and financial support.”