Unity Trust Bank has appointed Andrew Bird as regional director for the Midlands.
Bird joined the bank in 2021 from Nucleus Commercial Finance and has held relationship management and senior leadership roles at Santander, Barclays and HSBC.
Deborah Hazell, CEO at Unity Trust Bank, said: “Andrew’s network of contacts and his long history in retail and commercial banking will be invaluable to his team of relationship managers who will bring Unity’s services and expertise to more SME clients across the Midlands.”
Mansfield-based housebuilder Rippon Homes has bolstered its commercial team with two new appointments.
Jennifer Mee and Andrew Kelly join the firm as buyer and quantity surveyor respectively.
Mee said: “Rippon Homes is a local developer and works on a smaller scale compared to my previous experience. This gives me the opportunity to be more involved and have more responsibility which I thrive on. It gives me great pride when I achieve my goals.