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John Eastgate joins Kent Reliance

John Eastgate, sales and marketing director at Saffron Building Society, has joined Kent Reliance as sales and marketing director in a bid to drive growth at the lender.

Prior to Saffron Eastgate spent five years working at Experian and 10 years at Barclays.

Eastgate says the mortgage market is facing many challenges, the most significant of which is the lack of mortgage supply.

He says: “We are actively looking to partner with intermediaries and want to help good quality borrowers who may find it difficult to get a mortgage thanks to ever narrowing criteria in the marketplace.”

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  • Steven Miller 10th July 2012 at 10:30 pm

    That he has left can hardly be a surprise given that Saffron have effectively run out of funds for this year. Being a sales director at a firm with nothing left to sell is a tricky job. Saffron, you were a great bonus to the intermediary market and I hope you resolve your situation.

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