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L&G signs Thompson as lifetime mortgage operations director

Legal & General Home Finance has today appointed Mike Thompson as operations director of its lifetime mortgage business.

Before joining Legal & General, Thompson (pictured) was Acenden head of UK operations.

 Thompson says: “I am delighted to be joining the Legal & General Home Finance team at such an exciting time for the retirement lending market.

“I look forward to working closely with the team in Solihull as L&G continues to strengthen its position in the lifetime mortgage market in 2017.”

Legal & General Home Finance managing director Steve Ellis says:I am pleased to welcome Mike to the Legal & General Home Finance team as our new operations director.”


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