View more on these topics

People on the move: Mortgages 19/02/2009

Nationwide group distribution director Matthew Wyles has been appointed chairman of the Council of Mortgage Lenders for 2009. HSBC head of mortgages Martin van der Heijden and Paragon Mortgages managing director John Heron have been appointed as deputy chairmen.

The RBS board has been broken up and replaced. Sir Fred Goodwin has stepped down as chief executive, replaced by Stephen Hester. Chairman Sir Tom McKillop has also stepped down, choosing to take retirement early. Seven non-executive directors have retired from the board – Bob Scott, Jim Currie, Bill Friedrich, Bud Koch, Janis Kong, Steve Robson and Peter Sutherland have all left, paving way for a new, streamlined board.

The Charlbury Group has appointed David Ford to the position of director, with specific responsibility for developing its national network of field agents.

Ford has held a range of senior roles in sales and marketing functions with Bank of Ireland and Bristol & West. He is also to take responsibility for the management of national accounts.

Intelligent Finance former director of sales Cammy Amaira and former head of sales at The Exchange Insurance Company Richard Beardshaw have taken up positions at Countrywide. Both join the corporate business team, headed by corporate business director and a former senior vice-president at Lehman Brothers Guy Batchelor.

Conti Financial Services sales and marketing director Simon Conn has left the overseas mortgage company after 15 years with the firm. He will stay on as a consultant.

Recommended

John Simmonds

Launching a new business is tricky and launching in the teeth of a recession makes the process more fraught but Bluefin Advisory Services CEO John Simmonds is upbeat about the economic headwind.

The Asian experience

Robert Lloyd George founded his eponymous firm in 1991 based on his fundamental belief in the power of the Asia and emerging market investment story.

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com