One of the big banks has appointed a new man at the helm of its business banking operations for this part of the world.
NatWest has appointed Rob Grace (pictured) as director of Business Banking for Preston and Blackpool.
In his new role Rob will be leading a team of 12 experienced business managers looking after the needs of new start-up and established small and medium-sized organisations based in Preston, Blackpool and the surrounding areas.
The team will look at investment in the region and ways to grow NatWest’s support to businesses across the marketplace.
The team includes experts in Real Estate, healthcare and agriculture.
Rob has previously served as a senior lending manager supporting Business Banking, and has extensive experience supporting SMEs dating back to 1995.
He also ran his own portfolio of customers in Liverpool, Chester and Manchester from 1999 to 2012.
RBS provides a wide range of products and services through its two main subsidiaries, The Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest.