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Former Alexander Hall PR manager joins Kensington Mortgages

Laura MacKendrick, former PR manager at Alexander Hall, has been appointed PR and communications manager at Kensington Mortgages.

Until recently Financial Dynamics had been managing the PR for Kensington Mortgages but the decision was taken to bring the function inhouseunder MacKendrick&#39s management. Financial Dynamics will continue to support Kensington Group.

MacKendrick left Alexander Hall as PR manager at the end of last month after spending just under two months in the newly created role. Alexander Hall put her departure down to a clash of personalities on the Foxton&#39s side of the organisation.

MacKendrick joined the broker from a charity where she was marketing communications manager having previously held the position of PR officer for Bristol & West Mortgages.

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