Non-major appoints ex-Westpac manager head of broker services

by Julia Corderoy20 Jan 2015
Banking and wealth management group, MyState has appointed an ex-Westpac manager as head of broker services.

In her new role, Sandi Sims will be responsible for leading the mortgage broker sales and service strategy of MyState Bank and The Rock Building Society.

Sims joins MyState today from St George Bank, where she has been state manager, NSW and ACT mortgage broking for the past two and a half years. Before joining St George Bank, she worked with Westpac, mainly in mortgage distribution management roles, including state manager, Queensland and NSW for Westpac’s home loan partnership business.

“We are delighted Sandi has chosen to lead our growing broker team; her appointment continues our commitment to the mortgage broker channel. Sandi brings substantial retail and intermediary experience which will help us to build on the significant momentum we are seeing in our business,” Huw Bough, MyState’s general manager sales and distribution said.

Sims’ appointment is the latest move by MyState to improve its support of the mortgage broker channel which has included the development of a specialist lending support team for its broker partners and their customers.