Ian Wilson given expanded role at Halifax and Scottish Widows

Ryan Bembridge

March 19, 2019

Halifax intermediaries head Ian Wilson (pictured, centre) has been handed an expanded role, covering intermediary relationships at both Halifax Intermediaries and Scottish Widows Bank from 1 April.

Gary McGregor, who was head of Scottish Widows Bank, is taking another role in Lloyds Banking Group.

Claire Scott (pictured, left) has been appointed as head of business development in Scottish Widows Bank and Chris Molyneux (pictured, right) has been hired as regional manager in Halifax Intermediaries covering the North and Central region. They are both internal appointments within the group.

Ian Wilson, head of Halifax Intermediaries and Scottish Widows Bank, said: “These changes will help us to be in the best shape to support the intermediary residential market by making it easier for brokers to do business with us.

“We are also expanding TBDM teams across both brands as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering service that brings real value for intermediaries and their clients.”

Mike Jones, managing director, intermediaries and specialist brands, Lloyds Banking Group, added: “Following consistent growth in Scottish Widows Bank and the continued strong market presence of Halifax Intermediaries, these appointments will better align the residential mortgage intermediary business to help focus on building on its success to date.”

In the newly created role, Scott – who has been a regional manager in Halifax Intermediaries since 2012 – will lead the team of business development managers and telephone business development managers across the UK.

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