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Latest addition to Leeds Building Society intermediary team

Leeds Building Society is delighted to announce that Mark Collar has joined its intermediary team as Corporate Account Manager.

Mark joins the expanding team, as the Society continues to grow its market share of lending through intermediaries, and reports to Louisa Sedgwick, Head of Corporate Accounts.

Mark joins the Society from Defaqto, where he was responsible for banking relationships. Mark has previously worked for Santander in its retail division, and also Mortgage Express as a key account manager.

Louisa Sedgwick said: "I am thrilled that Mark has joined our Corporate Accounts team, he is well known and respected within the intermediary mortgage sector and will be a great asset to the team as we strengthen our growing intermediary proposition."

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Leeds Building Society has won three awards for innovation so far this year, having been named 'Innovator of the Year' at the Moneywise Magazine Mortgage Awards 2014 for its Welcome Mortgage. This allows borrowers to pay 0% interest for the first few months of their term so they can free up cash to help them settle into their new home.

The Society also scooped the 'Mortgage Innovation Award' and was named 'Most Innovative Personal Finance Provider' at the Moneynet Personal Finance Awards 2014.

Leeds Building Society has 67 branches throughout the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland and assets of £11.2bn (as at 31 December 2013). The Society has operated from the centre of Leeds since 1886.