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Connect Mortgage Club appoints sales director

Connect Mortgage Club has appointed Kevin Thomson to the newly-created role of sales director.

Thomson has spent the last nine years as a director of specialist distributor Brilliant Solutions.

In his new role he will oversee the running of the sales team and grow new business levels.

Connect managing director Liz Syms says: “Kevin is a very well known and respected figure within the mortgage industry and I am delighted to have him here at Connect. Having known Kevin for some years, I know exactly what he has to bring to the table.

”He is personable, vastly experienced and highly knowledgeable in his field with all the right credentials and attributes to take the network and specialist DA services that we offer to the next level.”

Thomson says: “In the near term I want to focus on creating more national awareness of our innovative services and enhance the Connect proposition in areas that best serve the wider broker community.”

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  • Roger Morris 7th May 2015 at 7:03 pm

    Wow this is truly amazing news for Connect Mortgage Club, the amount of contacts, brokers and experience Kevin will bring is immeasurable. I must compliment Liz on this key appointment visionary !