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Newcastle BS appoints head of mortgage distribution

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Newcastle Building Society has appointed Steve Carruthers to the newly created role of head of mortgage distribution.

Carruthers joins from Aldermore where he was head of sales. Prior to this he worked in a variety of roles within the RBS group.

He says: “I’m delighted to join Newcastle Building Society at an exciting time for the company following a number of positive developments to its broker offering this year. The ambition it has to develop its intermediary proposition was a key aspect for me joining and I look forward to working with the team to support the implementation of this. 2016 is sure to be a busy year for us all.”

Newcastle managing director of sales and marketing Steve Urwin says: “The move has been designed to enable us to provide a greater focus on developing our mortgage proposition, which is a key part of our core strategy. Steve has fantastic experience and we wish him well with his career at the Newcastle.”

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