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Leek United promotes new BDM

Leek United has promoted Deb Bree to the position of business development manager.

Bree has been at the building society since 2015, working as a branch manager and a telephone BDM. Prior to this she spent over 25 years at The Co-operative Banking Group as a finance administrator.

In her new role, Bree will work across London, the South East and the South West.

Leek United head of marketing and mortgage sales Lisa Buckley says: “Bree has a tremendous amount of experience to offer our broker partners and can help them further understand our latest mortgage criteria to open up new opportunities for them and the society.

“She will also deliver a high level of service to brokers and will be proactive in ensuring they have all the information they need to assist their clients.”

Bree adds: “I am looking forward to my new role and getting to put a face to the name of our existing intermediary clients and building new relationships with brokers.

“I will also be attending broker training days and working closely with mortgage clubs.”

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