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Leeds strengthens Corporate Account team

Leeds Building Society has strengthened its intermediary mortgage team with the appointment of a new Corporate Account Manager, Helen Cawthra.

Joining the Society from Lloyds Banking Group, where she worked across multiple brands, Helen has a depth of knowledge across a variety of mortgage markets and extensive experience in the intermediary sector.

“After more than 14 years in financial services, I am delighted to be joining Leeds Building Society as a Corporate Account Manager and look forward to supporting the development of key intermediary relationships,” said Helen Cawthra.

This appointment follow the expansion of the Society’s intermediary team throughout the past two and a half years as the mutual continues to grow its market share of lending through intermediaries.

“The Society continues to benefit from robust growth in mortgage lending and Helen’s appointment is yet another demonstration of our commitment to strengthening our service proposition,” said Jaedon Green, Leeds Building Society’s Director of Product and Distribution.


Notes to Editors

a picture of Helen Cawthra.

A picture of Helen Cawthra.

Leeds Building Society won the awards for Best Building Society Savings Provider and Innovation in Personal Finance (Part and part mortgages) at the 2016 Moneyfacts Awards.

The Society received the ‘Innovation Award (Lenders)’ at the Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards 2016, the third consecutive year it has won this category, as well as the award for ‘Product Innovation (Lenders)’.

The Society also has been named ‘Best Regular Savings Account Provider’ for the second consecutive year by independent consumer advice website Savings Champion.

Leeds Building Society has 67 branches throughout the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland and assets of £13.5bn (at 31st December 2015). The Society has operated from the centre of Leeds since 1886.