SLB appoints five account managers

Standard Life Bank has strengthened its sales field force with the appointment of five account managers.

The appointees will work directly with intermediaries in the Glasgow, Leicester, Liverpool North, Liverpool South and Brentwood regions.

RusselI Walker has been appointed account manager for Liverpool South. Walker joins from mortgage packager LMS where he was business development manager.

Walker also has 10 years experience as a financial
adviser with Barclays Bank and as an IFA with MX Financial Solutions.

Robin Steele has been appointed account manager for Glasgow. He has 34 years financial services experience and joins from Leeds & Holbeck
where he had worked for 20 years.

Steele launched and managed the Leeds & Holbeck mortgage centre and has also worked for Royal
Bank of Scotland, Leeds Permanent and Newcastle.

Craig Scott has been appointed account manager for Brentwood. He joins from Northern Rock where he was an account manager.

Jane Austen has been appointed account manager for Leicester and joins from Legal & General. Austen was also previously a mortgage manager in the Royal Bank of Scotland’s branch network.

Debbie Chamberlain has been appointed account manager for Liverpool North and joins from mortgage packager, Finance Centre.

Alan Dring, head of sales at Standard Life Bank, says: “We’re committed to improving our intermediary proposition and these account managers will be a valuable asset to Standard Life Bank’s sales

“Intermediaries are facing different challenges as they adjust to a statutory regulation environment and head into a depolarised world.

“We believe that a lender’s field force has a vital role to play in ensuring that intermediaries are equipped with sustainable business models.”