Newcastle Intermediaries appoints national account manager

Jake Carter

August 23, 2021

Newcastle Intermediaries has appointed Michelle Ash (pictured) as national account manager, following a year as business development manager (BDM) for the South West and Home Counties.

Ash joined the team at Newcastle Building Society’s intermediary arm in 2020, and has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry.

She previously worked at Metro Bank as corporate key account manager and also as a business development manager for Virgin Money.

Franco Di Pietro, head of Intermediary mortgages at Newcastle Building Society, said: “We’re delighted that Michelle has stepped up to become our new national account manager.

“She has a fantastic relationship with brokers across the UK and as she’s already done this role we knew that she was a perfect fit.

“We can’t wait to see how she really makes the role her own.”

Michelle, said: “I’m really excited to start my new role as national account manager at Newcastle Intermediaries.

“I’ll be looking after the networks and clubs and working closely with our new head of intermediary mortgages, Franco Di Pietro, to help build momentum and increase our reach across the country.

“This role felt like a natural progression for me to utilise my experience within financial services and of the Society.

“I believe Newcastle Intermediaries has a strong proposition and I am looking forward to helping the mortgage business grow.”

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