Leeds Building Society has appointed Helen Merrey to the role of new business development manager for the North East.
Merrey (pictured) has worked in the financial services sector for 18 years, most recently as a field business development manager at Virgin Money, where she spent four years.
In her new role she will support brokers in the North East region, with a specific focus on Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Teesside and Darlington.
Merrey says: “I’m looking forward to contributing to enhancing the service provided to brokers and increasing the Society’s market share.
“The intermediary team here prides itself on the strength of relationships with brokers and I’m determined to develop a great future for ourselves and our partners.”
Leeds Building Society head of intermediary distribution Martese Carton says: “The work of our intermediary team is crucial to the success of Leeds Building Society.
“By adding Helen’s experience and knowledge to the team we will expand our coverage in the North East and strengthen our position in the wider market.”