The broking franchise group has announced the appointment of a state director to lead its operations in Victoria and Tasmania.
Loan Market Group has announced the appointment of Nicole Ferguson to the role of state director, Victoria and Tasmania.
Ms Ferguson, formerly general manager of the regions, is now charged with driving the strategy to enhance productivity and growth for the network’s businesses and enhancing their relationships with clients.
Commenting on the appointment, Loan Market executive chairman Sam White said: “Nicole has outstanding relationships across the network and an exceptional understanding of the challenges and opportunities for our industry across both states.
“Victoria and Tasmania have always been pivotal markets for our brand and I’m excited by how Nicole will develop and lead our strategy so our business owners can grow, diversify their operations, and continue to provide unmatched service to their customers.”
Reflecting on her appointment, Ms Ferguson added: “I’m extremely optimistic for the outlook of both states going forward and also the opportunity for our businesses to service their customers in new and exciting ways with our award-winning tech.
“We’re also excited about the talent that’s knocking on our door and how their contributions will further enhance our connections within these marketplaces.
“With the property market on the up and Loan Market Group’s exclusive partnership with Ray White, brokers and business owners have a distinct advantage when it comes to this competitive referral partnership space.”
Ms Ferguson’s promotion follows the appointment of former AFG NSW director Stephen Doyle to director of national growth, last month.
Loan Market is also on the look-out for a chief compliance and risk officer, tasked with further bolstering the network’s compliance framework.
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