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Key Partnerships hires new national account manager

Key Partnerships has appointed Kay Westgarth as national account manager, strengthening its senior team.

Westgarth joins from Paymentshield where she was a national sales manager. She has also worked as a senior manager handling annuities for Prudential.

Her career spans more than 17 years within national sales and account management, including 10 years as a national broker manager for Lloyds Banking Group, where she made a significant impact to driving the business performance of brokers, developing affinity relationships and managing the networks for Assets Finance Division.

At Key Partnerships, Westgarth will be responsible for managing a panel of networks, mortgage clubs and national mortgage brokers and will report directly to Key Partnerships head Jason Ruse.

Ruse says: “I am pleased to welcome Kay to the team as we look to grow the business and expand our reach within the equity release market. Kay’s knowledge and expertise will undoubtedly prove to be beneficial as we continue to build relationships and form effective business partnerships. With the addition of Kay to our team, I know our partners will be in safe hands”.

Westgarth says: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Key Partnerships at such an exciting time. It’s a fantastic opportunity to help drive customer acquisition, to implement and develop new strategic business relationships whilst optimising opportunities from existing supporters.”

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