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Foundation appoints new head of national accounts

Foundation Home Loans has promoted Grant Hendry (pictured) to head of national accounts.

Hendry has been at the lender since the start of 2018, previously holding the position of national account manager.

Hendry has over 16 years’ experience in the financial services sector, having formerly held positions at Santander, Nationwide, Just Mortgages, Metro Bank, Atom Bank and MortgageGym.

The responsibilities of his new role include continued management of existing partners as well as handling Foundation Home Loans three business channels – clubs, networks and packagers.

Foundation Home Loans commercial director Andrew Ferguson comments: “A key part of the job we all do is to ensure that our business relationships are strong, and that we have the best people in the right roles to deliver this.

“Grant’s promotion is richly deserved, and he has proved a considerable asset to the business over the last 12 months.”

Hendry adds: “This is a very exciting opportunity for me personally and having the support of the other national and key account managers means we have developed depth to our offering.

“I am looking forward to this role which allows me to build on what we have achieved.”



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