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Castle Trust appoints BDM for the North

Castle Trust Capital has appointed Alan Coleman to the newly created role of telephone business development manager for the North.

Coleman joined Castle Trust as a trainee in 2016 after graduating from Southampton University. Following his promotion to BDM, Coleman will manage intermediary relationships from Manchester up to Newcastle, including key centres such as Liverpool, Leeds and York.

Castle Trust Capital director of sales Alex Upton says: “Alan will be completely dedicated to building strong relationships with key intermediaries in the region, helping to develop their business and offer their clients something different, including unconventional buy-to-let mortgage products, second charge loans for entrepreneurs and residential development finance.”



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NatWest hires two BDMs and sales manager

NatWest Intermediary Solutions is appointing two new business development managers and a sales development manager. Neelam Chohan and Carly Gibb are the new BDMs, while Scott Kennedy has taken a newly-created sales development position within the sales management team. Chohan will look after brokers in the Reading and Swindon areas. She has been with NatWest for […]

Leeds appoints Hoole as Bristol & South West BDM

Leeds Building Society has appointed John Hoole as business development manager for Bristol and the South West. Hoole (pictured) joins Leeds from TSB, where he was telephone business development manager. Leeds Building Society head of intermediary distribution Martese Carton says: “John’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to strengthening our service proposition to support more borrowers and help […]

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