Platform appoints divisional sales manager

Platform, the intermediary lender of Britannia, has appointed Iain Dickson as divisional sales manager.

Dickson will be responsible for achieving sales targets based on volumes, margin and product mix objectives and supporting the organisation in achieving its strategic business goals.

Reporting directly to Richard Beardshaw, Platforms head of sales, Dickson will be in charge of a team of 13 including two regional managers, a corporate relationship manager and 10 business development managers.

He has over 30 years experience working within the Bank of Scotlands mortgage division in a variety of account management and sales roles, culminating in head of external sales, Mortgages UK.

Beardshaw says: We are delighted to welcome Iain to Platform.

The wealth of experience he brings from his time at the Bank of Scotland will prove invaluable as we continue to bolster our sales force and we are very pleased to have an individual with Iains management expertise on board.

The launch of initiatives such as clickdecision and clickapplication and a consistent and strong product offering have contributed to an impressive growth in sales and have cemented our position within the specialist mortgage sector.

We have a number of exciting and ambitious initiatives planned for the remainder of 2006 and I am confident that Iain will play a major role in driving the business forward during these exciting times.

Dickson is Ce-Map qualified and is currently studying for his lifetime mortgages qualification.