New intermediary manager for Suncorp

by AB02 Apr 2014
Suncorp Bank has appointed former Australian Finance Group sales manager Ben Whitnall as its new intermediary state manager for Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia.
Whitnall has worked in in the financial services industry for over 20 years in a variety of sales and management roles. “Ben brings extensive intermediaries and strategic sales experience to the  role, having
He spent the past 10 years with AFG, most recently as the national sales manager for equipment finance and personal loans, and has worked for BMW Financial Services and GE Money.
Suncorp intermediaries head Steven Degetto said the appointment reinforced the bank’s commitment to the broker channel and the continued national growth of its lending business.
“Having an experienced and dedicated intermediary team is vital to us at Suncorp Bank as we continue to expand our business and improve our offering to brokers.
“Ben will play an important role in our senior leadership team, as Suncorp Bank continues to improve our broker proposition by delivering on the things that really matter to brokers – fast, consistent service, expert support and market leading interest rates for sub-80% lending.”
Whitnall said he was looking forward to the role and will offer his experience and enthusiasm to provide better, faster and more efficient service and support to Suncorp’s broker partners.
Suncorp also announced Paul Vogl has been promoted to intermediaries state manager for Western Australia, after working for the bank since 2012.