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Imla appoints Tony Ward as new chairman

The Intermediate Mortgage Lenders Association has appointed Britannic Money chief executive Tony Ward as its new chairman.

He takes over from Paragon Mortgages managing director John Heron who becomes vice chairman.

Ward says: “Imla will continue to play a vital role in ensuring there is meaningful debate on the format of mortgage regulation and other government measures, which will impact on our market and the role of the intermediary.”

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