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Mortgage Times appoints head of marketing and corporate relations

Payam Azadi has joined London-based brokerage Mortgage Times.

Azadi previously worked for Network Data for four and a half years, where he undertook various positions including marketing and design, media relations and public relations.

His responsibilities at Mortgage Times will include advertising, promotions and further development of corporate relationships.

Chris May, director of Mortgage Times, says: “We are delighted to have Payam on board with us. This appointment will help to further enhance our strategic positioning within the market by developing our marketing and advertising strategies.

“It&#39s imperative to have strong relations with both the lenders and mortgage intermediaries and through this appointment we feel we have combined the two roles to ensure we offer the best possible service.”


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