Bank of Ireland UK has hired Andy Cooke as corporate account manager for the South West of England from the Mortgage Advice Bureau.
He was regional business development manager at MAB, while before that he was branch manager at Westcoast Properties, sales manager at Gary Berryman Estate Agents and an independent financial adviser for Platinum Financial Management.
He has replaced Jane Knowles, who has been promoted to manage Bank of Ireland UK’s intermediary telephone account manager team.
Cooke said: “Having worked as both a broker and corporate account manager previously, I understand the challenges faced in the market, and I am delighted to be given this new opportunity with Bank of Ireland UK in order to continue Jane’s great work.”
Iain Smith, head of corporate accounts at Bank of Ireland UK, said: “We are pleased to welcome Andy to the team, and are already using his valuable experience to support our brokers.
“I look forward to working with him to strengthen intermediary relationships over the coming months.”