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West Bromwich Building Society appoints new director

West Bromwich Building Society is appointing Roger Smith as business development director.

Smith comes from internet business Xelector, where he was a founder director. West Bromwich chief executive Andrew Messenger says: “Roger will bring fresh thinking to our business and I&#39m sure we will find his enthusiasm infectious.”

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