Kensington appoints head of packager relationships

Paul Weatherhogg Kensington 2016

Kensington has announced Paul Weatherhogg will look after its new specialist distributor panel.

The lender has not operated through specialist distributors since its return to new lending in 2009, although it did lend through them before the credit crunch.

Weatherhogg has been at Kensington for the past 11 years and is currently a business manager for north London. He new job title will be key account manager for specialist distributors.

Kensington will roll out its distribution in stages throughout April and May.

Weatherhogg says: “Specialist distributors play a vital role for brokers as they provide a simple way of sourcing and placing their more complex cases and this is a great opportunity to help more customers whose real life circumstance get in the way of a standard mortgage application. It is also an exciting development for Kensington, and an important step for the growth of our business.”

Kensington head of sales and distribution Steve Griffiths says: “Paul has more than 11 years’ within Kensington’s sales team and he has worked extensively with specialist distributors in the past. He will be taking on a hands on role to work with our partners and develop this distribution channel.”