Simon joins the Cabot Square Capital-backed specialist lender as relationship director and will focus on overall distribution strategy.
Prior to being recruited by Lendco, Simon served at Amicus Property Finance, where he was a business development director, and has also held roles at Investec Private Bank and Commercial Acceptances.
“I am delighted to join the Lendco team,” said Simon.
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“[It has] ambitious plans and [is] backed by well-respected investors.
“[It has] made significant progress in a short space of time and I look forward to helping [it] shape [its] bridging and distribution proposition.”
Lendco launched last year and offers specialist BTL and bridging products, distributing to a limited number of introducers on its panel.
Simon Knight, managing director at Lendco, said it was pleased that Simon Chapman was joining the team.
“He has plenty of experience and will shape the strategy for our bridging business, and distribution generally.
“We have achieved a lot in less than a year, and Simon’s appointment signals our ambition within the bridging and specialist lending market.”