Bluestone Mortgages has made a number of structural changes to its sales and marketing team.

Mark Hollands, previously national sales manager, has been appointed head of sales and distribution.

In this role, he will manage the key accounts team and will be responsible for Bluestone’s distribution strategy and corporate account management.

Joe Akosah has been promoted from marketing manager to head of marketing, to lead all aspects of marketing and lead generation for the business, including digital, events and content creation.

Niamh Downey has been promoted to business development manager (BDM) team manager, where formerly she was team leader.

Downey will now have overall responsibility for the BDM teams in both the London and Sheffield offices.

Harry Pleasance has been promoted from BDM to BDM team leader, and will be responsible for managing the London-based BDM team, working closely with the management team across all departments.

Reece Beddall, sales and marketing director of Bluestone Mortgages, said: “I’m delighted to announce these changes to the sales and marketing team.

“These promotions are a testament to the team’s hard work and demonstrate our commitment to expanding our proposition as well as supporting our brokers and ultimately their clients to achieve their homeownership dreams.”