Key promotions in Shawbrook Bank’s commercial lending team

By Bridging Loan Directory -


Shawbrook BankShawbrook Bank has announced the promotions of Emma Cox and Paula Purdy to Senior Relationship Managers. The promotions are part of the bank’s strong commitment to growing and maintaining the strong relationships it holds with its broker partners.

Emma and Paula will mentor staff within their allocated regions to ensure brokers and introducers continue to receive the best possible service. They will also be taking full responsibly for the broker and introducer relationships and the quantity and quality of business produced by broker partners.  The pair will also support the wider sales and marketing strategy for the commercial lending division.

These promotions have been made to recognise two individuals who not only excel in their own regions, but have more recently taken on more responsibility for managing and mentoring other members of the sales team alongside Karen Bennett, Head of Sales and Marketing, Commercial Mortgages at Shawbrook Bank.

Karen Bennett, said:

“These greatly deserved promotions will support the commercial lending team as we continue to expand our share of the commercial mortgage market.

“Brokers sit at the heart of our business and both Paula and Emma are totally focussed on building quality partnerships with them. The relationships they build with both brokers and team members alike set them apart and we know that their passion and commitment to our partners will be pivotal as we undertake rapid growth this year.”

Emma Cox, said:

“I’m excited by the promotion to Senior Relationship Manager and I’m looking forward to rising to the challenges that my new role will bring.  My priority will be to ensure that all my brokers feel the benefit from my new responsibilities as well as the day to day support I can offer in the field.  With the advantage of working alongside 2 BDM’s, plus the exceptional support of our internal teams, I’m looking forward to building stronger relationships with all of our brokers which I’m sure will make for a successful 2013 for all.”

Paula Purdy, said:

“I am delighted to be undertaking the role of Senior Relationship Manager for Shawbrook. Introducers are at the heart of everything we do at Shawbrook and this position will allow me to further develop some excellent existing relationships as well as assisting with new. I have an excellent support team within Shawbrook and I am excited to see our business grow in 2013.”

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