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Chapel Allerton customer advisor scoops National award

Kim Rebecchi, Simon Scarlett, Peter Hill and Trevor Garside along with their awards

Simon Scarlett, Assistant Manager at Leeds Building Society’s Chapel Allerton branch, has scooped the prestigious 2013 Branch Customer Advisor of the Year award. This prize is open to any branch advisor from across the Society’s 67 branches.

The award, now in its 4th year, was presented at a special luncheon for the shortlisted candidates and was attended by the Society’s Chief Executive, Peter Hill, Sales and Marketing Director, Kim Rebecchi, Finance Director, Robin Litten, and Head of Sales Trevor Garside.

At the awards lunch 18 customer advisors, nominated by their regional sales managers, were recognised for their outstanding performance in the branch network. From these, six regional winners were presented with trophies, vouchers, certificates and champagne to mark their achievements. The overall winner award was then presented to Simon Scarlett, Assistant Manager at Leeds Building Society’s Chapel Allerton branch at 3 Stainbeck Corner, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3PG.

Kim Rebecchi, Sales and Marketing Director at Leeds Building Society said, “Since we launched these awards three years ago the standard of all the finalists has been extremely high. We look for individuals who are relentless in their desire to deliver on all fronts and Simon is an outstanding example of this and shows a real focus to succeed. His ability to communicate in a clear and concise manor enables him to deal and work with people on all levels and deliver outstanding customer service to the people of Chapel Allerton. His positive attitude has had a strong impact on the team promoting a ‘can do’ attitude in Chapel Allerton that contributed to their overall success in 2013.”

Commenting on his award Simon Scarlett said, “It came as a wonderful surprise when I was awarded Branch Advisor of the Year for both the Leeds region and the overall National winner. It’s a fantastic feeling to have my achievements recognised by not only my immediate manager, but by management throughout the Society. I will continue to strive for excellence throughout my career and try to assist others in achieving excellence for themselves.”

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Notes to Editors

Simon Scarlett presentation.jpg shows (from left to right) Kim Rebecchi (Sales and Marketing Director), Simon Scarlett (Assistant Manager, Chapel Allerton branch), Peter Hill (Chief Executive) and Trevor Garside (Head of Sales).

Simon Scarlett trophies.jpg shows Simon with his ‘Leeds Regional Winner’ and ‘Overall Winner’ trophies.

The Leeds Building Society Chapel Allerton branch address is 3 Stainbeck Corner, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3PG. The telephone number is 0113 225 8550.

Leeds Building Society has 67 branches throughout the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland and assets of £10.8bn (as at 30 June 2013). The Society has operated from the centre of Leeds since 1886.