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Freedom Finance appoints operations director

Freedom Finance has appointed Steve Kember as its operations director.

Kember was most recently sales and marketing director for the IFA subsidiary of the Co-operative Bank, where he was employed for more than 16 years.

In his newly created role Steve will be responsible for managing the end-to-end mortgage and loan broking processing function for Freedom Finance.

Kember says: “Freedom Finance is a fast growing business that has developed a first class reputation for the products and services it provides. I was attracted to the group because it is run with an entrepreneurial spirit, meaning that decisions can be made and implemented quickly.”


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