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Easier2Move appoints BDM

Easier2move has appointed Gordon Bell as a lender focused business development manager.

Bell will be responsible for building up lender work throughout the UK. In addition to overseeing tenders for banks and building societies, he is charged with the day-to-day account management amongst the packaging and estate agency communities.

Bell ran the Halifax panel prior to moving to Cunningtons, a national law firm as BDM.

Karen Babington, sales and marketing director Easier2move, says: We are delighted to welcome Gordon to our business development team as a manager. He has great experience and I expect him to become a real asset as we build our lender business throughout the UK. Having sat on both sides of the fences panel management and in house, he will undoubtedly bring a fresh perspective with him.”

Bell says: I am looking forward to fresh challenges at Easier2move, and am in a great position to really immerse myself in the industry. Dealing with both the lenders and intermediaries as well as estate agents will put me in a great position to understand how we can add value to the services provided and make our offering more attractive to potential customers.


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