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Paymentshield appoints new marketing head


Insurance provider Paymentshield has appointed Lee Mooney to the role of product, marketing and proposition director.

Mooney joins from The Co-operative Group, where he was commercial director for the general insurance division.

Prior to the Co-op, he worked at Tesco Personal Finance, Royal Sun Alliance and More Than.

Paymentshield chief executive Gary Duggan says: “Lee is experienced in driving performance and has a proven track record in delivering success.”

Mooney says: “I’m looking forward to working with Gary and the team in this exciting new role to help take the business to its next stage of development.”



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