Sarah Davidson

January 27, 2016

Sesame Bankhall Group has appointed former Pink and The Right Mortgage Network’s Jane Benjamin as head of lender relationships.

Benjamin has worked in the financial services industry for over 15 years and has held senior management roles at companies including Santander and Pink Home Loans.

Most recently she was lender relationship manager at The Right Mortgage Network.

Reporting into SBG sales director Mark Graves and working alongside SBG’s senior product manager Rob McCoy, Benjamin will be responsible for leading and managing the group’s day-to-day relationships with new and existing lenders.

Her appointment comes as Lauren Bagley takes up the role of marketing manager at SBG.

Also reporting to Mark Graves, Bagley has 10 years of financial services experience in roles at LSL Group and Legal & General Insurance.

She also joins from The Right Mortgage Network.

In her new role Bagley will have responsibility for promoting the group’s range of services and support to its mortgage club and network members, along with driving greater adviser insight to help improve and develop new services.

SBG sales director Mark Graves said: “SBG has a strong track record of securing the best products and exclusives for its members.

“Today’s announcement is a further demonstration of how we are investing in order to remain at the forefront of this important area.

“With new lenders joining the market all the time and more innovative products, we are committed to delivering the strongest mortgage and protection proposition in the market for advisers to offer their new and existing clients.

“The experience that Jane and Lauren bring will be valuable to our team and will help us to deliver on our ambitious plans for our business, members and customers.”

Benjamin added: “There is a real commitment and focus across the group to put customers and our members at the heart of everything we do. I am looking forward to helping the team deliver a market-leading mortgage and protection proposition for advisers and their customers.”

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