Loan Market has appointed Amanda Savill as its new CEO, with executive chairman Sam White commenting that she will be an “outstanding addition” to the group.
Savill will replace former CEO Brian Greer who announced that he would be leaving the role back in September, and will now focus on running his own Loan Market business in Dunedin.
Savill has over 20 years’ experience in senior management roles across the financial services sector, and was most recently in charge of ANZ’s retail branch network on the North Shore of Auckland. She was also head of general insurance at ANZ, and worked with NZFSG and Loan Market’s teams during her time with OnePath Life.
Commenting on her appointment, Sam White said that Savill’s customer-centric focus would be key in leading Loan Market to a successful future.
“Amanda is an outstanding addition to the group at this point in our evolution and future vision,” White said.
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“She keeps the customer front-of-mind in everything she does, while her Executive MBA and National Certificate in Financial Services will allow her to implement our vision on the ground.
“Her interest and background in corporate innovation and technology, in particular, will be an excellent asset for the group as we reinvent the broker offering through digital engagement.”
Savill will start the role on November 23. White also thanked outgoing CEO Brian Greer for his time with the group, and noted that Loan Market’s expansion to include Kepa will be a fresh chance for it to scale up.
“Brian has laid a tremendous platform from which Amanda can take the group,” White said.
“Brian has made the transition as seamless as possible. We foresee continued growth and innovation ahead!”