Aldermore in senior mortgage leadership changes

Commercial mortgage managing director Rob Lankey is taking on the newly created role of director, group distribution, and Charles Haresnape, currently managing director of residential mortgages, will take responsibility as managing director for both residential and commercial mortgages.

Charles, who recently became chairman of IMLA and is an executive committee member of CML, has extensive experience of the mortgage market including managing new commercial mortgage origination and property development finance.

Rob has successfully led Aldermore’s award-winning commercial mortgage business since its launch in 2009 and in his new role will manage the delivery of strategic initiatives across the bank.

Deputy CEO and group commercial director at Aldermore, Mark Stephens, said: “I am delighted to announce these new roles, which will further consolidate our mortgage businesses and puts distribution right at the heart of our offering.

“Rob Lankey will be playing a vital role working across the group to ensure delivery of core strategic initiatives including the development of our cross-sales strategy, while Charles Haresnape will continue to build on the success of the mortgage businesses across our property development, commercial and residential mortgage ranges.”