Aldermore has announced that it has appointed Damian Thompson as its new Director of Retail Mortgages. Damian has worked in financial services for the last 27 years starting his career with HBOS and then across senior roles in Principality and Newcastle Building Society. At Newcastle, he was Customer Director and a member of the Board. He has experience across Retail including Mortgages, Savings, Credit Card and Investments. Since November 2017, he has been working at Aldermore in an interim position prior to becoming our Director of Retail Mortgages.

Sue Hayes, Group Managing Director – Retail Finance, at Aldermore said: “We are delighted to announce Damian as our Director of Retail Mortgages. In his interim role, he has gained very strong support from across the business with his personal and engaging leadership style, leading the Mortgages team to deliver later-life lending and new pricing tiers to reach an ever greater number of customers. As we embark on the next stage of our journey as part of the FirstRand Group, Damian will play an integral part of the retail finance strategy helping us deliver for customers and brokers going forward.”