The former managing director at Accord Mortgages, who joins in July, will be responsible for leading the Society’s sales, marketing and specialist lending functions and will report directly to Stroud and Swindon chief executive David Hill.
Commenting on Linda’s appointment Hill says: “Linda is well known within the financial services sector, has enormous experience and a proven track record of success. We are delighted that she is joining the Stroud & Swindon.”
While at Accord Mortgages, Yorkshire Building Society’s intermediary only subsidiary, Linda was responsible for the 2002 launch of Accord and played an integral part in the the lender’s growth. Prior to this, she was also head of e-commerce and group marketing and communications officer at the Company.
Will says: “Whilst the market continues to be uncertain, the Society has a good reputation in the industry and I am very much looking forward to the challenges which lie ahead.”