In a move intended to further enhance its rural support and agricultural financing strategy, Virgin Money has announced the appointment of Oliver Maxey as Regional Head of Agriculture for England. With agriculture accounting for 16% of overall business lending, the bank has a long history of providing farmers with finance across the UK. Headed up by Brian Richardson and supported by the regional heads of England and Scotland, is a dedicated agricultural team that covers the entirety of the UK.
Oliver has a background deeply rooted in farming and is passionate about the agricultural industry. Oliver started out his career as a farm management consultant, he then took up the position as Regional Sales Director for Genus Breeding before furthering his career in agricultural banking where he has spent that last 17 years. His promotion to this newly created position sees him take responsibility for England.
Commenting on his new appointment Oliver Maxey said: “Virgin Money is recognised for its provision of first-class agricultural expertise and banking facilities, and my aim is to continue to build on these foundations and further strengthen our position in the Agri Market.