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Genesis appoints network services manager

Genesis has appointed Anita Carthew as network services manager. Carthew will take direct responsibility for implementing and managing the services Genesis offers to its franchisees, licensees and appointed representatives.

Carthew joins Genesis from Exclusive Connections where she managed the relationship with packagers and lenders. Carthew is FPC and CeMAP qualified and has nearly 20 years experience in financial services.

John Lee, head of sales and marketing at Genesis, says: “The appointment of Carthew continues our recruitment programme further ensuring that we provide excellent service to our packagers and brokers after Mortgage Day. This appointment, and those in the areas of finance, compliance and marketing illustrate how seriously we are taking ourresponsibilities to our members.”


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