Billy Macleod will be responsible for Scotland and north England, while regional bosses have also been appointed for north-west England, London and the Midlands.
Prior to joining AIB (GB), Macleod was Clydesdale Bank’s head of business development for the east coast of Scotland. He is a board member of West Lothian Chamber of Commerce.
Ger O’Keeffe, head of AIB (GB) said: “AIB is committed to ensuring that businesses have access to capital wherever they are in Britain.
“These exceptional appointments, all of whom have in-depth knowledge of their local business communities, will substantially strengthen our ability to support growing companies across the country.”