Vertex appoints HML head for development role

Financial services outsourcer Vertex Financial Services has appointed HML head of business development Mark Webster as its new director of business development.

Webster was at HML for 16 years. His role at Vertex will be to support sales director Adam Oldfield and grow the firm’s portfolio, which includes ING, Virgin, BM Solutions, Tesco and JP Morgan.

Vertex managing director Robert Coyle says: “Now is the time for us to concentrate on selling our services to the financial services world. We have spent many years focusing on developing the most robust and highest quality business process outsourcing software and service, and we are confident that today we can give clients the best systems that are currently on offer.

“With his connections and experience in this market, we are sure that Mark will help us to take this message to lenders and other prospective clients.”

Meanwhile, technology firm xit2 has appointed HML account and business relationship manager Ian Shaw as its new national business development manager.