Sesame poaches third senior manager from rival network

Jane Benjamin 2015 Sesame

Sesame Bankhall has poached a third senior member of rival network The Right Mortgage and Protection Network’s management team in less than two months.

Jane Benjamin has left TRMP for Sesame five months after joining from Pink. She has been made Sesame’s head of lender relationships.

In her new role, Benjamin will be responsible for managing the network’s relationships with new and existing lenders.

This is the third time in the past two months that Sesame has swooped for senior TRMP staff.

Earlier this month, TRMP head of marketing and proposition Lauren Bagley left her role just six months in to become marketing manager at Sesame.

In December, TRMP managing director Mark Graves left after one month in the role to become sales director at Sesame.

Graves says: “SBG has a strong track record of securing the best products and exclusives for its members. Today’s announcement is a further demonstration of how we are investing in order to remain at the forefront of this important area.

“With new lenders joining the market all the time and more innovative products, we are committed to delivering the strongest mortgage and protection proposition in the market for advisers to offer their new and existing clients. The experience that Jane and Lauren bring will be valuable to our team and will help us to deliver on our ambitious plans for our business, members and customers.”

Benjamin adds: “I am excited to be joining such a strong and experienced team. There is a real commitment and focus across the group to put customers and our members at the heart of everything we do. I am looking forward to helping the team deliver a market-leading mortgage and protection proposition for advisers and their customers.”