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RBSIP appoints new head of sales for The One Account

Royal Bank of Scotland Intermediary Partners has recruited Melanie Buckingham to head up sales for The One Account from September 3.

Buckingham will spearhead the growth in sales of current account and flexible mortgages in the intermediary market. She will manage a team of field and phone-based business development managers who will cover the UK.

Buckingham previously worked for TietoEnator, an IT services company, where she managed accounts in the banking and insurance sector including clients such as Mortgages Plc part of the Merrill Lynch Group, Toyota Financial Services and BMW Financial Services.

Director of intermediary mortgages Chris Pearson says: “I am delighted that someone of Melanie’s calibre has joined our team. She has a great track record in sales and has built up a considerable amount of experience in previous roles, including two years as a mortgage adviser. Melanie will lead the newly created team that will focus solely on the benefits of current account and flexible mortgages marketed under The One account brand. I believe she will bring the necessary drive and clear thinking to help us work with our intermediary partners in the development of The One account’s proposition.”

Whilst sales for The One account will be managed by a separate sales team, business processing will continue to progressed by the RBS Intermediary Partners team who also process applications for the other three RBS Intermediary Partners’ brands – First Active, RBS and NatWest.


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