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New retail sales director at The Derbyshire

Derbyshire Building Society has appointed Andy Thorpe as its new retail sales director.

Thorpe says: “I am delighted to be joining The Derbyshire, a progressive society that is committed to customer fairness. Part of my brief is to bring a strong customer focus to the Society following the recent launch of our How Fair Is That ? brand proposition.

“This is an exciting phase in The Derbyshire&#39s history and I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues to establish the Society as the leading financial services provider in our regional heartland.”


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