NatWest appoints new regional director

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NatWest appoints new regional director

NatWest is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Brookes to the position of regional director, business banking for South Midlands and Anglia, where he will have responsibility for the bank's small business proposition.

In his new role - Paul takes on responsibility for running the NatWest business banking operations which supports businesses, that turnover up to £2m.

He will lead a team of six directors and 83 managers across the region which includes offices in Bedford, Bishop's Stortford, Cambridge, Luton, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Peterborough & St Albans.

Paul has over 21 years experience in banking beginning his career with NatWest in 1990. He has held a number of managerial roles within the business banking channel. He was also a director of asset finance at Lombard and most recently was director, business banking for Birmingham.

Commenting on his appointment, Paul Brookes said: "I am looking forward to the challenge of the new role. SME's are the lifeblood of the UK economy and we have an important role to play to support them in their operations. That will be achieved by understanding their businesses and supporting them on their agenda."

"The closer we can get to our customers, the better we can support them. We believe in a strong local proposition, with dedicated experienced managers focusing on the small business channel."

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