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Easier2move appoints first chairman

Easier2move has appointed Tracy Morshead as its first chairman.

It follows his apppointment as chairman of Mortgage Brain.

He joins E2M from Principality where he was managing director, before which he spent 10 years at Nationwide in a number of senior positions including divisional director of mortgages and insurance and divisional director of marketing.

His new responsibilities will mainly centre on providing strategic advice as well as using his sales and marketing skills to develop E2M’s profile.

Karen Babington, sales and marketing director at E2M, says: “We are delighted to welcome Tracy. He has considerable experience in a number of senior positions within the financial services industry which, when combined with the large number of contacts he has built up, will be an asset to our continued growth. We look forward to benefitting from his advice and guidance.”

Morshead says: “The conveyancing and HIPs industries are both constantly growing and evolving. As the industry and E2M develops, I will strive to drive the business forward and take full advantage of any opportunities that are made available.”

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