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Midshires chooses managing director

Halifax specialist lending arm Birmingham Midshires has appointed Dan

Watkins as managing director. He succeeds Ian Kerr, who has left to take up

a senior role within the combined Halifax/Bank of Scotland group. Watkins

was previously Midshires director of mortgages and savings and has been

appointed to lead it through its transition to sub-prime lender later in

the year.

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