Optimum Commercial has appointed Chris Duckworth to the position of national sales director.
Duckworth (pictured) has worked for over 15 years with specialist lender Together. His role involved numerous field intermediary positions and most recently a regional business development role and field underwriting specialist.
Optimum Commercial offers bridging, property and development finance, healthcare and securing funding for trading businesses. It has recently been appointed as a preferred packager for PRIMIS mortgage network and has an internal legal team who assist with clients where required.
Duckworth’s appointment is designed to enhance relationships with current and new intermediaries, as well as developing new opportunities.
Duckworth said: “I am incredibly excited and privileged to be joining the Optimum Commercial Team. They mirror my own beliefs in ensuring positive client outcomes and I look forward to working with new and old intermediary contacts in order to deliver their ambitious growth plans.”
Andy Stone, director at Optimum, added: “We are very excited to welcome Chris into the Optimum family. He brings with him a huge amount of experience in the broker market which will help us develop further our packager proposition and help expand our overall service for clients.“
Paul Spooner, fellow director at Optimum, said: “We are absolutely over the moon to have Chris on board. Having known Chris for a number of years, his knowledge, expertise, work ethic and manner are the perfect fit for us. Chris building relationships and educating external brokers and introducers is integral for the ongoing expansion of our nationwide proposition.”