Specialist lender Together has appointed Dan Narwal as a regional account manager covering London and Essex to support the lender’s growth strategy.
Narwal, who has more than a decade’s experience in financial services, will be part of the group’s commercial finance intermediary sales team in the south.
He has worked in regulated and unregulated lending, previously worked for Cynergy as an associate director of private banking, providing mortgages and bridging finance for high net worth (HNW) clients. Before that, he was a bridging finance underwriter at Masthaven.
Narwal will be responsible for expanding the finance group’s regional presence in the south of England.
He said: “It’s a great opportunity to build even more awareness of Together’s suite of commercial finance products and to support the distribution channel by expanding the network in London and the surrounding areas.”
He will report to Tanya Elmaz, head of intermediary sales in the South for Together’s commercial finance team.
Elmaz said: “We’re delighted to welcome Dan to the team. He brings with him the exceptional experience, knowledge, and ambition to help our key intermediary partners with the flexible finance needed to meet their clients’ ambitions.
“Dan will play his part in growing our loan book – which currently stands at more than £4.8bn – by supporting brokers across London, Essex and surrounding areas with tailored lending solutions delivered efficiently and in a timely manner.”
Vida appoints Burton
Vida has appointed Sophie Burton as key account manager for the Midlands. Burton will report directly to Richard Tugwell, director of mortgage distribution at the lender.
The lender said Burton has extensive experience in the mortgage sector, covering both retail and intermediary distribution. She has strong relationships across the Midlands, with a wealth of knowledge in both residential and buy-to-let lending. She joins from Nationwide Building Society where she spent over 14 years as business development manager.
Richard Tugwell, director of mortgage distribution at Vida Homeloans, said: “I am delighted to welcome Sophie to our sales team. She brings strong knowledge of the intermediary market and is already enhancing and developing long term relationships with her intermediary partners.
“Vida remains a relatively young company and we are at an important and exciting time in the development of the business. I look forward to working with her as we continue to develop as a business.”
Victoria is group editor, Mortgage Solutions and Your Mortgage at AE3 Media.
Previous titles include editor of What Mortgage and Credit Today and a stint freelancing for various titles, including The Guardian, Which? and Money.co.uk