Leeds-based Lowell Group, widely acknowledged as the UK’s leading debt purchasing specialist, has appointed Richard (Dicky) Davies as business development director.

Highly experienced in financial services, Dicky Davies has previously held senior business development positions in Barclaycard and, most recently, Visa Europe.

In his new role, Dicky will lead the debt acquisition side of Lowell’s business and will be a member of the Group’s executive board.

Lowell Group’s chief executive officer James Cornell commented:

We are delighted to welcome Dicky Davies, who is an accomplished senior executive with a wealth of business development experience in the retail and financial services sector. We have strong ambitions for the future and are confident that Dicky and our growing acquisitions team will enable us to deliver those.