Key Partnerships, the equity release referral service for equity release specialist Key, has appointed Kay Westgarth as national account manager, responsible for managing a panel of networks, mortgage clubs and brokers.
She will report directly to Jason Ruse, head of Key Partnerships.
Ruse said: “I am pleased to welcome Kay to the team as we look to grow the business and expand our reach within the equity release market.
“Kay’s knowledge and expertise will undoubtedly prove to be beneficial as we continue to build relationships and form effective business partnerships. With the addition of Kay to our team, I know our partners will be in safe hands.”
Westgarth added: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Key Partnerships at such an exciting time. It’s a fantastic opportunity to help drive customer acquisition, to implement and develop new strategic business relationships whilst optimising opportunities from existing supporters.”
Westgarth’s career spans more than 17 years within National Sales and Account management, including 10 years as a national broker manager for Lloyds Banking Group.
She made an impact to driving the business performance of brokers, developing affinity relationships and managing the networks for assets finance division. Most recently, she worked as a national sales manager for Paymentshield and worked as a senior manager handling annuities for Prudential.