Mortgage Express has drafted in Stuart Dawe, who previously worked as an Authorised Financial Adviser at Kiwibank for eight years.
The business said Dawe, to be based in Christchurch, "brings a wealth of experience and expertise in funds management, financial planning, budgeting and investment services".
Dawe added: “I have a very personal and proactive approach coupled with excellent networking skills. This has enabled me to develop and maintain strong client relationships that focus on growing the
business. After eight highly successful years with Kiwibank and Kiwi Wealth, I’m excited to take on a new challenge at Mortgage Express."
The group said Dawe was keep to help first home buyers and those working their way up the property ladder.
“Securing a home loan can sometimes be daunting and I'm here to help simplify this process. Working with Mortgage Express, I have the support of a great team and access to a comprehensive panel of lenders to get you into the home you want.”
David Gopperth, general manager of Mortgage Express New Zealand, added: “Stuart’s knowledge of the financial sector allows him to deliver a seamless customer-centric experience that goes beyond simply securing a mortgage for a client.”