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Masthaven Bank appoints three senior members across its mortgage and savings divisions

  • 23/07/2018
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Masthaven Bank appoints three senior members across its mortgage and savings divisions
Masthaven Bank has appointed three staff members for new roles across its mortgage and savings divisions as part of its growth plans.


Shawbrook Bank’s former director of operations David Kennedy has been appointed as lending operations director.

Also joining from Shawbrook is the bank’s former head of product management Mark Evans, who has been appointed as product director.

Baris Aksoy has been hired as data protection officer, previously information governance subject matter expert at the NHS.

The new roles will focus on supporting the bank’s customer service and product range alongside its digital emerging technologies research.

The challenger bank has also announced that internally Al Southall will take up the newly established role of chief technology officer.

Simon Furnell will be chief operating officer with responsibilities for product development, the post origination servicing of loans, operations and retail savings.

Jon Hall, managing director at Masthaven (pictured), said: “As Masthaven continues to develop, it is critical that we maintain an unrelenting focus on what is key to achieving our plans. It is fantastic to welcome new experts to the Masthaven team and congratulate those who have moved internally as they help us to underpin the growth and direction of the business.

“These changes will ensure that we continue to move forwards in both the specialist lending and challenger bank space and enable our team to provide innovative products and services for both our broker partners and our customers.”

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