Newcastle Intermediaries has appointed Andy White (pictured) as business development manager (BDM) for the South West and home counties.

With over seven years’ experience in financial services, White joins with immediate effect to support broker partners in the South West.

He most recently worked for Bank of Ireland as a telephone business development manager covering the South West region.

Franco Di Pietro, head of intermediary mortgages at Newcastle Building Society, said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Andy to the team and know our broker partners in the South West and home counties will value his knowledge and experience.

“He understand the needs of brokers and their clients and I’m sure will be a great success in his new role.”

White added: “I’m delighted to join the team and enjoying getting to grips with the product and proposition offer as well as meeting some of the operations team in the North East.

“I’m familiar with Newcastle Intermediaries’ commitment to high quality service and their flexible underwriting approach so I’m really I’m looking forward to presenting that offer to brokers and helping them help their clients.”