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Paragon boss elected to trade association board

Paragon Mortgages managing director John Heron has been elected chairman of the Intermediary Mortgage Lender’s Association.

Heron will take over from First Active Financial chief executive officer Tony Ward who will take on the role of vice chairman.

The new Imla management committee will also include Bristol & West director of lending Richard Brown and Allied Irish Bank head of home mortgages Iain Crump.

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