Australian Franchise News – 03-11-11
Australia’s largest independently-owned mortgage broker, Mortgage Choice is pleased to announce its recruitment of David Ewens as NSW/ACT State Manager.
David is a well-known industry figure thanks to 23 years experience in the corporate and finance sectors, with the past 13 years spent in the mortgage broking industry. He is currently National Sales Operations Manager, Bankwest Specialist Sales.
Prior positions include sales, operations, business development and partnership management roles at Bankwest, AFG, St Andrews Insurance and Westpac.
As of 12 December, David will manage a Mortgage Choice state office team that provides quality communication to its franchise network and supports them with activities such as business planning, growth strategies and marketing direction.
He will be responsible for the state’s outcomes in relation to recruitment and business growth, and will contribute to the development and implementation of agreed company strategies.
Mortgage Choice GM, Product and Distribution, Andrew Russell said, “It is fantastic that our business can attract high caliber people such as David to help us drive the Mortgage Choice growth strategy.”
“We received an impressive number of quality applications for the role. With his strong relationship skills and understanding of brokers’ businesses, among other solid attributes, David stood out.
“I know he will add tremendous value to our NSW and ACT franchise networks.”
David said, “I’m extremely humbled and privileged to be the successful candidate for this role. Mortgage Choice is an institution and brand that is well entrenched and respected throughout the mortgage and finance industry.”
“It’s very exciting to have the opportunity to contribute to the company’s continued growth and work closely with an already-high performing state office team. I’m looking forward to better understanding and working through any challenges in consultation with the NSW/ACT franchisees so we can strengthen our support.
“I’m aware and respectful of the franchise network’s great investment in Mortgage Choice, and as part of the management team I’m committed to their success!”
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