"Rob Barnard has a wealth of experience in the mortgage market and will help Masthaven to deliver on our ambitious growth plans for the sector."
Masthaven Bank has appointed Rob Barnard to the newly created role of sales director for its long-term lending division.
Rob will be responsible for overseeing Masthaven’s first and second charge residential and buy-to-let mortgages, working alongside sales director for short-term lending, Richard Deacon.
Rob joins from Pepper Money where he was sales director. Prior to this, he was head of business development and Aldermore Bank.
Jon Hall, managing director at Masthaven, said: “Masthaven continues to invest in hiring the best senior talent as well as developing and training our people. Rob is a talented, experienced addition who will add significant strength in depth to our mortgages team.”
Matt Andrews, managing director of long term lending at Masthaven, commented: “Rob Barnard has a wealth of experience in the mortgage market and will help Masthaven to deliver on our ambitious growth plans for the sector.
"Rob’s remit will include developing the existing relationships we have with our intermediary partners as well as strengthening our proposition and infrastructure to deliver on the Masthaven brand promise to our mortgage clients. He will also support the development and delivery of our product pipeline to provide more solutions to help our intermediaries to meet the needs of their customers.”