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Pink Home Loans COO to leave

Pink’s chief operating officer Elliott Stonehan has decided to leave the company to pursue his passion for oriental languages.

Pink has decided to promote former head of marketing Neil Hoare to the position of associate director proposition development.

In his new role, Hoare will assume responsibility for all products, services and propositions at Pink, along with IT and liaison of suppliers and PR.

In addition to Hoare’s new appointment, a number of other changes have been made at Pink. Kay Leslie’s role as network services director has been expanded to include control of human resources, legal and money laundering.

Lisa Hurley’s role as associate director, finance is expanded to now assume overall control of risk management and also premises/facilities.

Brian Devine, formerly IT Systems Manager, has been promoted to head of I.T. and assumes responsibility for Pink’s IT, operational and development systems as well as all aspects of Pink’s technology platforms and dependencies.

Managing director Barry Meeks says: “I can be confident that we have a solid and dependable line up of expertise at the helm, particularly with what can only be described as a challenging year ahead for everyone involved in the mortgage industry. Neil’s appointment is a welcome addition to our exec team, as he will be instrumental in helping us achieve our goals in 2008 and beyond.”

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