Blackwell has also worked as head of corporate accounts and specialist lending at Cheltenham & Gloucester and marketing director at The Derbyshire.
Prior to this he has held sales and lending roles at both Portman and Skipton.
His role will be to build on existing client relationships extending Xit2’s reach into the wider lending market and communicate the numerous developments to the solutions offered by Xit2 as well as develop new products to support clients throughout the housing market.
Peter Stibrany, managing director of the Xit2 group, says: “It is a tremendous coup to have someone of Mark’s calibre join the team at Xit2 to lead our sales effort. We have been making great strides in providing leading edge solutions in the valuation and conveyancing markets and we have an exciting new raft of offerings, which Mark will be tasked with delivering to the market.
“His wealth of experience and expertise will be invaluable in helping us achieve our ambitious growth targets over the coming years. I’m very much looking forward to working with Mark.”