Fleet Mortgages has added two new field-based business development managers (BDMs) to its sales team.
The new BDMs are Kathryn Sheppard, covering Northern England, and Paul Rockett, covering the South West.
Sheppard previously worked for HSBC, but joins having worked most recently for Golden Charter. Her region covers Northern England including Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle, Leeds and Sheffield.
Rockett in the past has worked for TBMC, Verso, Pink Home Loans, Paragon and Birmingham Midshires to name but a few. Most recently He has been running his own luxury chocolate and fudge business in the Forest of Dean. His region covers the South West including Bristol, Plymouth, Southampton, Exeter and South Wales.
Both will report to Sales Director, Ross Turrell, who said: “Both new recruits are ‘high calibre’ even though they have markedly different career backgrounds. The key thing is that they have the right skill-set and a ‘can do’ attitude to maintaining Fleet Mortgages’ reputation for being proactive, professional and helpful.”
Bob Young, CEO of Fleet Mortgages, added: “Given the growth we have experienced over the course of the year, and our commitment to maintaining our high service standards, it is vitally important that we continue to recruit quality individuals who can fit seamlessly into the Fleet Mortgages’ culture and help us deliver in all areas.
“We have been very lucky in terms of the quality and the number of people we’ve been able to attract – competence is clearly important, but so is the right attitude and we’ll only bring people on board if they show the right commitment to what Fleet Mortgages is seeking to achieve. This is why it is particularly pleasing to be bringing on board staff like Kathryn and Paul, who have fantastic industry experience and who I know will add considerably to our proposition.
“Working closely with our regional intermediary partners is extremely important in order to support their endeavours in the buy-to-let sector and to educate and inform on the range of product solutions we can offer their clients. Very shortly we will be announcing further new appointments, not just to the sales team, but also right throughout the business.”