GetCapital adds former Co-Group CEO of Pepper to Board
October 20, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsOctober 20, 2017 - GetCapital, a leading non-bank lender to Australian small and medium businesses, today announced the appointment of former Co-Group CEO of Pepper Group Limited ("Pepper"), Mr. Patrick Tuttle, to its Board as it positions for the next phase of its growth. The announcement comes off the back of record growth for GetCapital in the past 12 months.
"Patrick is one of the few individuals in Australia who has helped lead the transformation of a niche lending business into a large scale, global financial services firm. I'm really excited to have the benefit of Pat's experience and knowledge as we embark on the next phase of GetCapital's growth", said GetCapital CEO Jamie Osborn.
Patrick was previously Co-Group CEO of Pepper, which he joined in 2001. Patrick helped lead the business through its rapid growth, international expansion and listing on the ASX. Pepper is today a diversified financial services business with over $50b in assets under management and 2000+ employees.
Commenting on the appointment, Jamie Osborn, GetCapital CEO said, "GetCapital today has a strong balance sheet, 70+ exceptional employees, and a market leading product range tailored to Australian SMEs. The next chapter in our journey will see considerable expansion of our business on all fronts. Patrick's knowledge and experience is highly relevant to this next phase of our growth and we therefore see him as a valuable addition to the GetCapital team".
"GetCapital has demonstrated over the last few years that their innovative approach to SME lending resonates strongly with partners, intermediaries and customers alike", said Patrick. "The business is now well positioned to scale and I'm looking forward to working with the management team to help them achieve their future growth ambitions".
GetCapital is a leading non-bank lender to Australian small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). GetCapital offer a broad range of lending solutions (including working capital loans, trade finance facilities, equipment finance as well as property secured loans) tailored specifically for Australian SMEs.
In 2016, GetCapital was named the #12 fastest growing technology company in Asia Pacific, in the Deloitte Tech Fast500; #2 fastest growing small business in Australia in the Smart50 Awards; and was named in the BRW Fast Starters list, featuring the 100 fastest growing businesses in Australia.
Founded in 2013, GetCapital is headquartered in Sydney and is 100% focused on serving the financing needs of Australian businesses.