Lending Market Appoints WA State Director

The aggregator has revealed that the head of third-party banking state Commonwealth Bank will soon lead its Western Australia network.

Loan Market has confirmed its next state director for Western Australia, announcing that Damien Muir has been appointed to the role.

Mr. Muir is expected to take office in early March.

He replaces Royden D’Vaz who left the aggregator in November to join non-bank lender MKM.

Loan Market said that in this role, Mr. Muir will lead its Western Australia network, as well as help develop the local leadership structure for PLAN Australia, Choice Aggregation and FAST (PCF) brokers in the ‘State.

Mr. Muir comes to this role with over 20 years of experience in the brokerage industry, including nearly 14 years at Commonwealth Bank.

Since 2015, Mr. Muir has served the big bank as a state director Western Australia third-party banking.

Loan Market Managing Director Andrea McNaughton said: “The growth of the WA Market and the momentum we have built locally is something we intend to build on under the guidance of the right leader for our brokers. ‘Western Australia.

“Damien will play a key role in the group’s plan to drive growth and local support for our brokers.”


PCF Managing Director Stephen Moore said: “We are building the best team to support brokers in Western Australia and ensure the right choice of business models in residential, commercial and asset finance. It’s fantastic to see the growth of the WA market and our support is increasing accordingly.

“I really enjoyed my time at Commonwealth Bank and knew I would need something big to leave, and that’s what I found at Loan Market.

“My mandate has always been to support brokers in the growth of their business and to encourage and support them in surpassing themselves and achieving their goals.

Mr. Muir added that he believes he is stepping into a role that offers the same commitment to brokers, but from a different perspective.

“Last year brought healthy optimism to the WA property market after a long period of weak demand,” he said.

“I really look forward to building on the strong proposition that Loan Market Group offers both its brokers and their clients, and to working with WA Brokers to provide industry-leading service and opportunities in a growing market. more confident.”

Earlier this month, Loan Market confirmed it had named its next state manager for Victoria and Tasmania, as well as its next PCF SA/NT state manager.

[Related: Loan Market welcomes new state director for Victoria/Tasmania]

Lending Market Appoints WA State Director

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Last update: March 09, 2022

Posted: February 15, 2022

Sam Nichols


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