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Black and White appoints director of mortgage operations

National mortgage broker Black and White has appointed Peter Wilson as director of mortgage operations.

Wilson has over 19 years industry experience, including seven as general manager of The Mortgage Group. Most recently, he was head of lending at Friendly Loans Pty.

Thomas Reeh, chief executive officer at Black and White says: “We are delighted to have Peter join He has a wealth of experience and extensive industry contacts, which will be of great benefit to Black and White. Our business has gone from strength in what has been a tough market and Peter will further strengthen our management team to meet the challenges ahead.”


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