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Shawbrook appoints David Humphrey to new fast-track lending desk

Shawbrook Bank has appointed David Humphrey to the new position of lending manager within the bank’s new short-term loan team.

Prior to joining the new desk – the launch of which was reported last week in Mortgage Strategy – Humphrey has served as a sales executive on the company’s general commercial mortgages sales team, having previously spent 26 years as commercial manager at Lloyds TSB.

Humphrey says: “I’m excited to be part of this new team. We have a fantastic product and adding this resource will help us meet the often tight deadlines that this type of proposition normally requires.”

Shawbrook head of lending operations, commercial mortgages Lisa Crane says: “David’s knowledge of the lending sector will be invaluable to this new team.”



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