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Bluestone Mortgages expands sales division with four appointments

  • 17/09/2018
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Bluestone Mortgages expands sales division with four appointments
Bluestone Mortgages has appointed four new staff members across its sales division.


The lender has hired Jason James as national accounts manager, Graham Wallace as key account manager for the North, Mark Todd (pictured) as business development manager for the Midlands and Wales, and Alex McMillen as business development manager for London and the South.

James joined from Kensington Mortgages and he will be responsible for strengthening relationships with key distribution partners.

Wallace joined from Virgin Money where he held the same role for the last three years.

Todd joined Bluestone from a recruitment background having spent four years at Nationwide. He will work alongside the key account manager for this region, Harsha Dahyea.

McMillen joined from Magellan Homeloans and he will work alongside Simon Wilson, key account manager for London and the South.


Banking licence preparations

At the end of July Bluestone revealed managing director David Torpey would be standing down as the lender began the process of preparing to apply for a banking licence.

The new appointments also follow the promotions of existing individuals within the sales team, including Reece Beddall who was promoted to head up the business development team and Danny O’Driscoll, who has moved to the sales team as business development executive.

Director of sales and marketing at Bluestone Mortgages Steve Seal (pictured) said that the team is very excited to welcome these new additions at this time of development for Bluestone.

He added: “We are seeing unprecedented demand for our products and believe these key hires will ensure we are well placed to support our intermediary partners.

“We remain committed to helping those currently underserved by high street lenders and these appointments are the first of many exciting announcements in the pipeline.”

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