Coventry for Intermediaries has appointed Mark Simpkins as business development team manager.

Simpkins will be leading a team of BDMs covering East Anglia, East Midlands, North of England and Scotland.

He has over 25 years’ experience in financial services and joins Coventry for intermediaries from Metro Bank, where he spent the past four years as a regional relationship manager.

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Jonathan Stinton, head of intermediary relationships at Coventry Building Society, said: “Mark is a great addition to our team. His experience with the intermediary sector is going to enhance the great service and support our BDMs are providing to brokers up and down the country.”

Simpkins added: “It’s an exciting time to join an established team of BDMs at an organisation that prides itself on first class service.

“This year has a lot in store for the intermediary market and I’m looking forward to supporting my team to build broker relationships and help them continue to deliver the fantastic service levels that we’re known for.

“I’m sure I’ll see a few familiar faces over Zoom along the way!”