Panattoni Recruits Director of Finance and Operations in the UK
Panattoni, the largest logistics developer in Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Oliver Choppin as its Director of Finance and Operations for the UK, based at its London head office.
Oliver heads up the finance and operations platform for Panattoni in the U.K. He is responsible for structuring of debt finance, maintaining lending relationships and deploying capital allocations, whilst also managing the operations of the UK development business.
Prior to joining Panattoni, Oliver has extensive experience in property finance, having spent 17 years in an FTSE Retail REIT in various treasury and accounting roles. During his career Oliver has been involved in over £7 billion of financing deals in both public and private debt markets.
Oliver remarked: “I’m delighted to be joining a company with such an accomplished track record. The appointment is a perfect fit for my experience and I’m excited to be working with such an entrepreneurial team”.
Matthew Byrom, Managing Director of Panattoni, added: “Oliver will bring a wealth of knowledge into the business and will greatly assist the UK team in optimising the financial return of projects and managing our expanding development platform. We’re very pleased to welcome him onboard”.
Oliver is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
In January 2021, Panattoni recruited Head of Capital Markets, Nick Cripps, who is responsible for investor relationships and managing the capitalisation of projects across the UK and Western Europe.
For more details on the Panattoni executive team, visit this link.