Seal joined Bluestone in September 2017 as director of sales and marketing and brings 24 years of financial services experience to his new role.
As managing director, Seal will be responsible for driving the company’s growth plans, enhancing the service it provides to its intermediary partners, and overseeing additional investment in its proprietary loan workflow technology platform, as well as the day-to-day management of the business.
Prior to joining, Seal was head of sales at OneSavings Bank’s Kent Reliance business having also held posts at Virgin Money, Chelsea Building Society, Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group.
Peter McGuinness, group chief executive at Bluestone, said: “Steve was selected for the role after a thorough search process and is a natural for the appointment.
“Since joining Bluestone, Steve has demonstrated impressive leadership in driving the sales and marketing strategies for Bluestone, and with his obvious passion for a service and relationship led proposition, I am confident Steve is very well placed to excel in tackling the wider opportunity presented by his new role.”
Steve Seal, managing director at Bluestone Mortgages, added: “I’m excited to be leading Bluestone Mortgages as we continue into our next stage of company growth.
“Recent developments within our proposition such as Open Banking and extending our fee-free remortgage product to cater for adverse credit customers means we are in good stead to propel the business forward and keep on top of the constantly evolving specialist lending market.”