Matt Burton has been named as Hodge’s new Group Retail Director and Deputy CEO. Matt will oversee the mortgage and savings business in addition to the operations and customer teams at Hodge; he will also be a permanent member of the Hodge board.
Matt joined Hodge in 2015 as Head of Finance, before taking up the role of Managing Director of Mortgages in February 2019.
During his time at Hodge, Matt has been instrumental in the development of the bank’s mortgage products, including the launch of its 50+ and Holiday Let products. Matt has also been a member of the Equity Release Council since 2019 and was elected a board member in 2020. Matt will report directly into David Landen, Chief Executive at Hodge.
Chair of Hodge Graeme Hughes said of Matt’s appointment:
“In his five years at Hodge, Matt has made a notable impact on our mortgage portfolio and he will continue to build on this expertise within the savings and operations teams, in addition to continuing to lead the mortgage team.
“As we embrace the post-Covid world, Matt’s experience will help us grow and innovate within our market, responsibly delivering great lending and savings products for our customers and firmly putting our customers at the centre of our business.”
Commenting on his appointment, Matt said:
“I am absolutely thrilled to step into this role at Hodge and work with the executive team to help the business grow and thrive. We have developed some really great products for customers in the specialist lending market in recent years. Hodge are well-placed to continue to build on this whilst developing our savings business, improving our service and continuing to evolve our existing product range.”