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Last updateFri, 23 Mar 2018 10am

Firm expands coverage by appointment of experienced senior relationship manager

Financial services broker, Midlands Asset Finance (MAF), has bolstered its presence in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire by appointing a new Senior Relationship Manager in the regions.

John Horne has joined the firm and will be responsible for developing new customer relationships and building upon existing ones to arrange asset finance funding.

With a wealth of experience after spending 15 years with Barclays Mercantile and 24 years with Lombard, John has spent the last decade looking after commercial and corporate clients as a Relationship Director. 

His appointment continues MAF’s rapid expansion, as he becomes the 6th member of staff employed by the firm this year, which is headquartered in the East Midlands, just off junction 28 of the M1. 

John was born in Northampton before moving to Countesthorpe in Leicester 30 years ago. In his spare time, he enjoys an active lifestyle, playing golf, tennis and mountain walking.

On joining the firm, John said: “MAF is a business that is in a constant state of growth and it’s a great time to join. 

“This company has built an unrivalled reputation for its flexible and professional approach in handling complex finance transactions on behalf of clients and I’m looking to replicate that success with businesses in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.”  

MAF Director Sue Chapman said: “I’m delighted that John has joined the team here. 

“With his huge wealth of experience in both the commercial and corporate sectors, John is exactly what the company needs as we look to continue to grow. 

“He has a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of finance, and we are looking forward to utilising this to assist as many businesses and operators as possible.

“We’ve done this successfully in our core operating areas and we are looking to build on this approach in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire by offering a personalised professional service to each business we engage with”. 

Businesses currently considering finance options can find out more at or use MAF’s online tool at