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Money Partners appoints regional account manager

Money Partners has appointed Brian Ferguson to the new position of regional account manager for Scotland.

Ferguson takes responsibility for developing intermediary relationships and for promoting products across the range

Ferguson will report to Martin Gilsenan, director of mortgage sales.

He joins having spent the previous seven years with Standard Life bank in a range of roles including regional manager covering central and west England, national sales manager, and head of distribution strategy.

Prior to that he worked as part of the team at Capital Bank, the commercial assets finance arm of Bank of Scotland, for three and a half years.

Ferguson says: “I’m excited about being given the opportunity to take forward the Money Partners and Money Partners Touch propositions in Scotland, and about opening up this important and vibrant market to our competitive range of mortgages.

“My focus is to get out from my base in Ayr, and into the intermediary community, to raise our profile and explain how we can add tangible value to brokers by offering great products and an unrivalled level of support.”


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