Foundation Home Loans hires commercial director

Foundation Home Loans has hired Andrew Ferguson as commercial director from Axis Bank to head up the company’s sales and distribution channels.

He helped launch Axis Bank as business head of buy-to-let mortgages, while he was previously head of sales and distribution at Kent Reliance.

Hans Geberbauer, chief executive at Foundation Home Loans, said: “We are delighted Andrew has joined Foundation Home Loans and see his appointment as key in helping us develop our business moving forward.

“Andrew has the experience and industry contacts needed to make a real difference and we are already starting to see a positive impact within the business.”

Foundation has also hired Emma Payne as head of sales and Ian May as regional account manager.

Payne has experience of managing national accounts from her time at Lloyds Banking Group, while she was previously national account manager of Mortgage Brain.

May has joined from Capita Mortgage Services where he spent the last few years as new lending manager, focusing on the specialist buy-to-let market.

Andrew Ferguson, commercial director at Foundation Home Loans, said: “Foundation is a lender with undoubted potential and desire to increase its footprint within the specialist lending market.

“The business has ambitious, but realistic, growth plans and I’m excited about helping lead the growth strategy moving forward.

“We are in the process of building the team to help us deliver and I am delighted to have appointed high calibre individuals in Emma and Ian, with some more appointments to follow.”

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