Bibby Financial Services appoints two new Managing Directors

Bibby Line Group // 21st October 2021

Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has recently announced the appointment of Derek Ryan as Managing Director for the UK and Tomasz Kukulski as Managing Director for Poland.

Derek Ryan, UK Managing Director

Derek joins BFS with more than 17 years’ experience in commercial finance having held a variety of senior executive, global operations and strategy positions across the financial services sector, including roles in the UK, Germany, Sweden and Indonesia.

Jonathan Andrew, Global Chief Executive of Bibby Financial Services, said: “Following a rigorous recruitment process, I’m delighted to welcome Derek to BFS. Attracting an individual with Derek’s skills and experience demonstrates our ambition and I’m confident we will continue to significantly grow our support for UK SMEs with him on board.

Speaking of his appointment, Derek said: “Growing up being part of a family business in Dublin, I know how important it is for SMEs to partner with organisations that truly understand the challenges and opportunities they encounter. BFS is a hugely innovative business with a fantastic client-base and highly engaged, experienced colleagues.”


Tomasz Kukulski Poland Managing Director

Tomasz joins BFS from Siemens Financial Services where he was most recently CEO of their Polish business. Tomasz has developed vast financial services leadership experience in significant roles such as CEO of the Russian arm of Siemens Financials, as well as other senior roles both within Siemens and elsewhere.

Global CEO, Jonathan Andrew said; “BFS 4.0 is about making us a genuine international provider of working capital solutions for SMEs with a customer and colleague friendly digital platform. With Tomasz’s leadership alongside the excellent team we have in Poland they are building a highly empowered business that continues to go from strength to strength.”


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