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Tony Jones quits Pink

Pink Home Loans has confirmed that managing director Tony Jones will leave the company because of family reasons just two days after denying it was in search of a replacement (Mortgage Strategy, January 3 2006).

Jones, who has been with the company four and a half years, will leave with immediate effect.

Skipton, Pink Home Loans’ parent company, says Jones decided he would now look for employment “within daily travelling of his home”.

It adds: “These plans have been brought forward by a recurring bout of illness that he is currently experiencing.”

The popular and innovative MD will take a short break before looking to take on consultancy and other related work in the spring.

He says: “I have enjoyed working at Pink and am proud of what we have achieved over the last few years.

“The company is a leading player in the intermediary mortgage and insurance sectors, distributing gross annual lending of over £5bn, and we have established ourselves as one of the leading mortgage networks in the country.”

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