Shawbrook confirms two key promotions in its Commercial Mortgages Sales team


ShawbrookAfter the recent merger of Shawbrook’s Commercial and Secured businesses into the newly created Property Finance division, the Bank is pleased to confirm the promotions of two senior Commercial team members.

Emma Cox moves into a Sales Director role for Commercial, whilst Sarah Woolf leaves her role as Senior Relationship Manager to take over as Head of Sales.

Both Cox and Woolf are highly experienced within the mortgage industry, applying nearly four decades of joint expertise for the benefit of the Commercial team’s panel of Broker Partners.

Cox manages Shawbrook Commercial’s nationwide field sales team – one of the largest of its kind in the marketplace. Having originally worked at a large IFA network before switching to business development, Emma was headhunted to be part of the original sales team at Commercial First. She then transferred to Shawbrook as a Regional Development Manager and founding member of the Commercial team.

Directing Shawbrook’s Business Development Managers with regard to the product offering and the Commercial proposition, Cox’s new role involves shaping the sales strategy to ensure alignment with Divisional goals, and managing the resources at her disposal for the benefit of brokers and their clients.

Woolf brings over 15 years’ experience to bear as Head of Sales, with previous roles at Bradford and Bingley, Commercial First and Shawbrook. Working closely with key stakeholders and senior management, Sarah will help drive Shawbrook Commercial’s product proposition, communicating the sales strategy to the extensive field sales team. Woolf will also be responsible for delivering material to support Shawbrook’s panel with their development as Broker Partners, working closely with the Property Division Marketing team.

Cox had the following to say on her new role:

“It is my pleasure to take on the new Sales Director role for Commercial business within the Property Finance Division. Having worked day-in, day-out with our talented field sales team for several years, I have every confidence that they will continue to provide an exceptional level of service for our panel of introducers and brokers. I also look forward to developing a sales delivery strategy alongside senior management which will serve the interests of our brokers and their clients.”

Woolf is equally excited about what this means for the Bank’s broker panel:

“Moving into my new role as Head of Sales, I am keen to ensure that our Broker Partners benefit from competitive products, clear communication as well as a human approach which distinguishes us from our peers.

“I am very excited to continue working with the existing field sales team to make our offering the best it can possibly be. With the knowhow and enthusiasm of Emma and the rest of senior management, brokers’ clients should be the beneficiaries of this new Commercial team structure.”