Shawbrook has promoted Daniel Standing (pictured) to regional development manager for London and the South East, moving from the bank’s underwriting team where he held the position of senior manager.
Standing joined Shawbrook in 2011.
Within the sales team, he will be developing relationships with existing broker partners and new introducers alongside Shrena Patel, business development manager for London.
Daniel Standing said he was excited to challenge himself with the move to the sales team.
He added: “Having a deep understanding of the lending requirements of the business puts me in a great position to work with brokers on cases and I can’t wait to get out on the road to meet them.”
Gavin Seaholme, head of sales for commercial mortgages, said: “I’m thrilled that Daniel has joined the sales team. His knowledge of our proposition is second to none and I’m looking forward to see him flourish in his new role supporting our broker partner panel.”
UTB promotes key accounts team
At United Trust Bank, Jigar Patel and Chris Pedlar have moved to the mortgages key accounts team as head of key accounts and key accounts manager, respectively.
Prior to these promotions, Patel worked as key account manager, while Pedlar was business development manager.
The move aims to provide greater support to key mortgage introducers as the bank continues to develop its product range and distribution strategy.
Throughout 2018, UTB grew its mortgages and bridging sales team with a number of high profile hires.
Mike Walters as head of sales leads the combined sales team, working closely with commercial director of mortgages, Buster Tolfree, and commercial director of bridging, Gavin Diamond.
Buster Tolfree said: “We have established a strong track record as an innovative, introducer-first lender focused on building long-term, meaningful relationships with our broker partners.
“We have exciting plans for 2019 and these enhancements to the mortgages key accounts team, gives us an excellent platform to deliver truly value-add activities to our strategic partners.
“We have assembled a team of high calibre professionals who together will drive the next stage of the bank’s evolution as a specialist mortgage lender.”